TODAY -

Muslim - one of the most misinterpreted community

Leishangthem Punshiba *



an abstract from “where Have All Your Education Gone” —LP

...yes I did my schooling from various schools in Manipur n Hyderabad...although have zero knowledge about days in CHURACHANDPUR but it is so heart warming when a patient comes for checkup in papa’s clinic n says on seeing me OH!! DOCTOR GI ECHA CCPur ta pokpato-nungshipani matam to...

had an extensive and vast knowledge about People and Places around me, have had a fair share of so called RACISM and the only answer then-now was to IGNOREd and is still the BEST...grew up 2/3rd of my life in boarding n houses of my teachers n Lamphel quarter with aunt...that’s one factor I never wanted to stay at home...

always wander around myself...schooling in Manipur- BRIGHTER ACADEMY CHECKON n St JOSEPH n BOARDING- wonderful days, which no memories can ever replace...meanwhile there used to be a Mobile Govt. Hospital (at present day IMA MARKET behind GUMBHIR SHOPPING COMPLEX)

there my Father’s n colleague office driver was a Muslim to be precise -LILONG- sometimes he would take us to his house only because he cooked chicken curry for us, I would eat it whole heartedly, it was a gesture of love N the only time I HAVE EVER CROSS A BRIDGE MADE OF JUST 2-3 piles of BAMBOO stick with few supports at LILONG Turen.

Back in mid n late 90’s there was ECHE TOMBI- a Muslim women in her 60’s with full of dried fishes in THUMOK n YANGKOK, she was one trusted stranger from near by locality called KSHETRIGAO who became a good friend...we would still dried fishes from her-only to eat as dry before it gets cooked with Meifu/Kangsoi…

meantime ABOKs n CHING ABOKs with there goods ready to sell in exchange of Winter Clothes door to door...school time in HYDERABAD -a wander place with beautiful lovely friends of Various Community Religion from different states...which I’m still in contact with...YES I did my graduation from BANGLADESH,

oh!! Ya MUSLIM country (majority) but has a fair share of Every Religion - YES full of lovely FRIENDS n people around...oh!! Yes since it’s an international university I have had a fair share of friends from SRI LANKA, NEPAL, BHUTAN, MALDIVES, MIDDLE EAST Countries, of-course INDIA.

YES Maximum OF THEM are MUSLIMs but also from BUDDHISTs, HINDUs, CHRISTIANs etc etc. I have a lot n lots of memories, which I bet won’t be able to share everything and non of you would experience my type nor I WOULD EXPERIENCE YOUR type...extending my friends from North to South, East to West...

never had an major issue with anyone except CHILDISH misunderstandings...YES IT WOULD BE NEVER ENDING MEMORIES...what I wanted to say is-HUMANITY HAVE TO n MUST come first...

YES I DO n YOU DO think sometimes bad about anyone/anybody, it’s a HUMAN NATURE WE CAN’T do anything, so, are called SOCIAL ANIMALS.

Where are our SOCIAL education, MORAL ETHICS, apart from the so called FAKE EDUCATION.

LETS get to the FACTs not to the FAKEs-POLITICALLY motivated MALADY.

Everywhere-anywhere if there is GOOD -the BAD n the UGLY shall accompany by the laws of nature.

Wishes you great days ahead.

Eat Well, Sleep Well; Health Is Wealth.


* Leishangthem Punshiba (LP) wrote this article for e-pao.net
The writer can be contacted at l(DOT)punshiba(AT)gmail(DOT)com
This article was posted on April 03, 2020 .


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