Amritsar: where religion and politics converge

It was Eid Al Adha (Bakri Eid) of 2018. We had 9 days’ holidays including the weekends. Vinod had some work in Bangalore, but direct tickets at the last minute were expensive. We found slightly cheaper tickets via Amritsar. After we finished our work in Bangalore, we stayed in Amritsar for two days.

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Hyderabad hues

(This post follows ‘Am off to Hyderabad!‘ posted on 8 Nov 2016 and could be read with ‘And am back from Hyderabad!’ posted on 20 Nov 2016.)

We were going to Hyderabad only for two days. Yet, I was excited as if I were going for a week! This was our second visit to India’s first (or maybe amongst the first) ICT-focussed city. Remember it had earned the moniker cyberabad in early 2000?

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And am back from Hyderabad!

(This post follows ‘Am off to Hyderabad!‘ posted on 8 Nov 2016).

It was a short, but fulfilling trip. As you know, I had gone to attend Writers’ Carnival. It was its sixth edition. It had an interesting mix of speakers and activities.

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Am off to Hyderabad!

I am travelling again; but this time it’s not pure travel. I am going to attend Writers’ Carnival in Hyderabad.

I am travelling again; however, this time it’s not pure travel. I am going to attend Writers’ Carnival in Hyderabad.

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