I feel compelled to post this…

…after yesterday’s brouhaha in Parliament over the Women’s Reservation Bill.

Where The Mind is Without Fear

    WHERE the mind is without fear and the head is held high
    Where knowledge is free
    Where the world has not been broken up into fragments
    By narrow domestic walls
    Where words come out from the depth of truth
    Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection
    Where the clear stream of reason has not lost its way
    Into the dreary desert sand of dead habit
    Where the mind is led forward by thee
    Into ever-widening thought and action
    Into that heaven of freedom, my Father, let my country awake. Rabindranath Tagore

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About Kiran Manral

Author of The Face At The Window, ( 2016), Karmic Kids, All Aboard (2015) , Once Upon A Crush (2014) and The Reluctant Detective (2011).
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3 Responses to I feel compelled to post this…

  1. it is through now 😀

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  2. u know when i posted my blog on woman’s day – this was the verse which was going thru my head – particularly love the lines – “where the mind is without fear and the head is held high” – so relevant for a lot of Indian woman!

    🙂

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