Many politicians were not so lucky and missed the better upbringing. They learned the art of politics on the road, in the street and at the bank of over flowing gutter of corruption. Of course, they were shrewd, street smart and knew the art of public mobilization.
Think of Nepal and the highest peaks including Mount Everest begin to flash the radar of mind. Nepal is a landlocked country in South Asia, the 93rd largest country by land mass and 41st most populous country of this globe. It is located in the Himalayas, abutting China to the north, and to the south, east, and west by India.
During my years in the Middle East, I had developed a taste for Arabic songs. I wasn't fluent in the language but I could get the feel of what was being said. In my AMU Aligarh days, we had students from African countries who had perfected the rendition of Hindi songs.
It was a pleasant surprise when I got an invitation last week to participate in the symposium organized by 'Community Ophthalmology Society of India' (COSI) at 'Venu Institute & Research Centre', Sheikh Sarai, New Delhi. COSI is a forum for organizations and individuals working in the field of community ophthalmology.