In our much appreciated series of humans of Kota, we have always tried to bring out stories of people which can become an inspiration for many. One such story is of Mr. Kalyan Singh Hada- a gifted musician who lost both his eyes, seven fingers and one thumb at the age of six! Determined, he never quit and faced every adversity life threw at his door with a smile. Here is his story: At the backyard of our house, there was a center for gun shooting. I was sitting at the rooftop one day when someone fired few...Read More
Author: Aashi Jain
There are people who want to be rich, there people who want peace to pervade their lives and there are people who want to devote their lives for others. This time in humans of Kota we bring to you someone who just want to spend time with children and make this world a better place for them. Presenting to you, Ravindra Maru Sir, one among the 35 people in India who are proactively working in the domain of ‘theatre in education’. I always wanted a job which allows me to spend a large portion of my time with children”...Read More
Many a times we come across stories which rip us apart in an unusual way and makes us feel lucky enough about ourselves and the circumstances we have. These stories touch the strings of our hearts the way a guitarist plays for a lost love, the way a poet writes a ballad for his beloved and the same way way a soldier remembers his days of glory while succumbing to the duality of life. Here’s one such story of a boy named Subhan Ali: “My father met with an accident last month, my mother has a defective eye, she...Read More
The beauty of garadia is well known to us. The mesmerising look behold us all and makes us wish to lose ourselves in its beauty forever! But do you know about the man who first captured this beauty and made people look at it, the way they do today? He is Mr. Abdul Hanif Zaidi. A photographer, explorer, heritage conservationist and tourism promoter. People lovingly refer to him as “Zaidi Bhai”. He started photography in 1970, a time when most of us were not even born. Here is his story and how he unveiled the beauty of Garadia: “It...Read More
शायरो की महफ़िल में फिर सेलाब आया है शहर के दरवाजे दस्तक देने चुनाव आया है। मैं और तू में बटना जाना तुम कहीं बाँट कर राज करने सियासी मदार आया है Considering the popularity of open mic events in the country and the way they intimidate our thoughts, one such event was curated in the city to add a poetic essence to the upcoming National elections.The narratives were so profound and mesmerising that they gave us tickle in our hearts. The event went on for about 3 hours and everyone experienced a poetic spree in the air with...Read More
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