Being the Secretary of Montage

It was a real pleasure being the person responsible for taking all the decisions, be it primitive or sophisticated, for ome of the most active clubs of our college. I got to learn a lot from the various experiences during this period. I am glad that I was able to help people who were interested in photography in any way possible. We went to many photo-walks, had a lot of fun during the festivals, got to learn a lot, together. Of course, there are things that I couldn’t do, but I hope that the members will remember those times. My...…

Bhangra

So, it was just something I always wanted to do, but just didn’t, earlier. I don’t know why. Then suddenly I decided to at least learn the folk dance. I started going to the practice sessions. I started learning the steps for the boys’ sequence, which was to be performed using sticks, or daang. It was interesting to learn those steps. I would start doind bhangra even in my room some times during those times, just because it as so much fun! Bhangra is a widely loved Punjabi folk dance, which is performed by both men and women. It is...…

Alcheringa

Alcheringa is something that is taken very seriously by the students at IIT Guwahati; in fact, sometimes more than the academics and other hobbies. During my stay at the campus, I was always a member of the Photography team for the festival. The best thing about it? Everyone knows - I got to stay at the front; every time. I could roam around freely around the stage during the performances, sometimes even on the stage! I wouldn’t have to worry about occupying a seat; I could just sit anywhere in the front! But nobody thinks about the downsides, you know....…

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First Commit!

"The beginning is the most important part of the work." Plato I have never been in the blogging scene. Since I have a lot of free time (around 4 months - I know, that’s crazy!), I thought of learning a lot of new stuff and working on it. And, I want to improve my writing skills too, so I decided to start blogging. I thought of starting on Wordpress and then on flickr, but then I lost interest by some reason or the other. But then, I found a very cool Jekyll theme by @hmfaysal; since github is one of...…