In August 2015, the ‘Framework Agreement’ was signed after prolonged negotiations involving different interlocutors. However, it is 2020 and talks regarding various aspects within the borders of the Agreement are still going on.
प्रत्येक राज्याची ठराविक स्थानिक भाषा शासकीय कामकाज व यंत्रणेसाठी तात्पुरती सोयीची वाटत असली तरी, भविष्यात भारताला सक्षम बनवण्याच्या वाटचालीत आपल्या भाषेविषयक धोरणात आमुलाग्र व कठोर बदल करणे गरजेचे आहे.
As listeners to people who vent their griefs to us, it is our responsibility that we convey our empathy and kindness to them in the right manner. Cheeky arguments on the lines of “I am responsible for what I say, not what you understand” are plain nonsense, and reek of laziness and carelessness about communication.
Born in a Hindu Punjabi family, Ashok Singh, a retired professional based in
Delhi, found his calling in Sikhism. He converted and is now an amrit-dhari Sikh. On behalf of Lokmaanya, I spoke to him, what led him to embrace Sikhism, and his life and experiences post the change.