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Normal Times

Ariza | 28 May 2006, 7:53pm

I have always wondered at the plight of students growing up in normal times.

For a few years in my otherwise dull life, we grew up with trouble brewing around us. I can never forget that winter morning in 1989 when we were aroused from the warm slumber of our Telugu class by a group of college students who shoved us out of school. We were so ecstatic that in our desperate search for words we clinged to the first one that we got and screamed our way back home repeating it.

"No School! Mandal! No School! Mandal!"

It was only when we saw the potency of these words as images on a television that we realised why everyone was staring at us.

We weren

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