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Coolie Donates 11 Bicycles To School going Students

Anjaneya Malkandinni is a humble coolie of Malkandinni village in Deodurg Taluk in Raichuru district of Karnataka state. He struggles to make ends meet by working on daily wages. But his predicament hasn't deterred him from thinking and acting big, a difficult proposition of chewing more than one could. These days he is making headlines for his novel gesture of donating 11 bicycles to needy students of his village. From his earnings: Well, you may naturally wonder from where he mustered the huge amount to buy and donate the 11 bicycles. Your doubts are genuine, but at the same time, you may have to believe that he managed them all with his hard-earned money totalling around Rs 60,000/-. Why bicycles were donated: In fact, the free bicycle scheme to the state government school-going girl students was introduced by B S Yediyurappa when he was the chief minister in 2006-07. Initially, the scheme was meant only for the girl students. But, within a year the scheme became so popular

Indian Marriages: Packages Count More Than Relationships

Well, you might have heard the idiom that "Marriages are made in heaven" any number of times by any number of people on different occasions. In literary terms, it means that the fate or destiny of who we marry is decided by a higher power, such as God, and not by human choice or action. At the same time, you also cannot rest for sure hoping the same and on their own. Male chauvinism gets a gate pass: There was a time in this country when male chauvinism dominated all along when it came to marriage and life later. Parents of female children had a series of horrible instances to narrate when it came to marriage. The ill-treatment of the newlywed girl by the husband, his siblings, in-laws, and their friends and relatives appeared to be a never-ending story for a lifetime. Daughter-in-laws being packed to their parents' houses for the ever-increasing demands like dowry and whatnot never ceased to exist. Luckily, all those wicked practices seem to have dipped over a period o