neighbour burns my hide
new year business plan is being discussed in a local hotel
..during the break i break bread with a guy from the neigbbouring country....i know you have the good with the bad and some indians such as my boss are exceptionally brilliant but the audacity of this guy leaves me speechless....
"so naveed, do you live anywhere close to dawood"
for a second i thought i misheard him only my subconscious defensive instinct kicking in and i tell the gentlemen that dawood ibrahim lives in dubai...the silence that followed only left me with one choice & i had had to abruptly leave the dinner out of disgust excusing myself for having prior commitments for the evening
icing on the cake, after the delhi blasts, the india media reports that the calls have been traced to muzaffarabad. my brother having done his bit as a volunteer surgeon after the earthquake speaks of complete devastation of the city.... all telco services are down & i doubt very much that bombers would be getting instructions from some one trapped under the rubble
you open the borders and have your share of confidence building measures, this deep suspicion & contempt for us that our neighbours have for us will not go away