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Anant Nanda
Attended Sahada High School, Balasore, Odisha
Lived in Basanta pur, Balasore, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Mussoorie, Sambalpur, Gurgaon, Delhi, Ranchi, Port Blair, Visakhapatnam, Kazhikode, Berhampur, Muzaffarpur, Coimbatore, Shimla
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God is Fast Asleep
God is Fast Asleep ================ Shhh....... God is fast asleep— Unable to recall What made Him bestow So much on one And so miniscule on the others, Glisten, the green fronds Awash with the maiden showers, The waves lap against the shores to return requ...
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An Eminently Readable Poem
--------------------------------------- This is a poem in Hindi that came in the February-2015 issue of वागार्थ and I found it eminently readable that provides penetrating insights into the creative process and its motivation. Thought, I could scribble some...
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Virasat: A Review
------------------------------ The hundred-eighth issue of the quarterly house magazine of CAG, New Delhi, April-June, 2014, "लेखपरीक्षा-प्रकाश" carried a review of my short-story collections "विरासत", a book published way back in 2008. It's heartening to k...
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Ekalavya: Even Vyasa was Unfair to Him
 Ekalavya: Even Vyasa was Unfair to Him ================================== All of us know the episode of Ekalavya in the Mahabharat. We feel
pity for the young and talented forest-dweller whose devotion to Drona, his
master-in-absentia went unrequited, hate...
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Winter Anarchy
------------------ These are the two poems I wrote at different points of time with a gap of 18 years, but when it came to chose a caption for them I just repeated it as I thought eighteen long years ago. As they say, styles change but to come back again: s...
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The Legacy: the Eponymous Story from Virasat
The Legacy ------------------------- This one is the eponymous story from my Hindi story collections "Virasat". I thought I could translate it for all those who would like to read it in English. While giving a title for the story, the other option I had con...
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जाते-जाते
जा ते - जा ते   समझता हूँ मैं जो तुम सोचती हो अपनी भावना की गठरी से कुछ तो मेरी तरफ़ बिखेरती होंगी   है कहीं फासला तुम्हारी सोच और मेरी समझ के बीच ? सब तो आते हैं मेले में, आखिर मक्सद एक ही होता है पर पहनावे में फर्क है क्योंकि पहनते हैं हम जान-बूझकर, करते ह...
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The Unadorned. My literary blog to keep track of my creative mood swings with poems n short stories, book reviews n humorous prose, travelogues n photography, reflections n translations, both in English n Hindi. About Me. My Photo: Name: Anant Nanda. I'm a peace-loving married Indian male on the ...
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Doldrums
                    D o l d r u m s Something is cooking behind the screen! A strange feeling overtakes me There’s no assurance, no guarantee Yet I’m building a castle brick upon brick. I’m afraid to imagine the end End makes redundant the present Just a ne...
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And Quiet Flows the Yamuna
---------------------------------- I felt like a thinking traveller. I had camera to supplement my thinking. The weather was glorious, perfect for a travel, for photography, for the scenes to unfold before me. There was so much to see, feel and words did ga...
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On the Cusp: Three Sixty-Five
----------------- I wish all my readers a very Happy New Year 2015.   ---------------- On the Cusp: Three Sixty-Five = = = = = = = = = = = = = W on’t you ask me What I did with the gift you gave What I did with the money you lent Exactly three hundred and s...
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रिहाई
रि हा ई    ========= सुबह के शीतल समीर से मुग्ध मन अपने आप को कुछ देने के लिए बेताब... भूले-बिसरे सपनों से अगर एक भी पंखुड़ी बच कर कलम तक आ पहुंचे बस काफ़ी है, मंजूर है मुझे     न किसी तुक बंदी का पावंद हो वह न किसी विन्यास की भूख हो उसमें छंद ऐसा हो... समझने...
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कमरा नंबर तीन
----------------------------------- If you have gone through my English story "Room Number Three" at this link , its original Hindi version is here. This one is one of the thirty stories I included in my book "विरासत". At least four magazines I know of who ...
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Basanta pur, Balasore, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Mussoorie, Sambalpur, Gurgaon, Delhi, Ranchi, Port Blair, Visakhapatnam, Kazhikode, Berhampur, Muzaffarpur, Coimbatore, Shimla - Trivandrum
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I'm a peace-loving married Indian male on the right side of '50 with college-going children, and presently employed under government. Educationally I've a master's degree in History, and another in Computer Application. Besides, I've a post graduate diploma in Management. My published works are:- (1)"In Harness", ISBN 81-8157-183-5, a poetry collections and (2) "The Remix of Orchid", ISBN 978-81-7525-729-0, a short story collections with a foreword by Mr. Ruskin Bond, (3) "Virasat", ISBN 978-81-7525-982-9, again a short story collection but in Hindi, (4) "Ek Saal Baad," ISBN 978-81-906496-8-1, my second Story Collection in Hindi.
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  • Sahada High School, Balasore, Odisha
    Mathematics, General Science, History, Geography and Civics, English, Oriya, 1970 - 1974
  • Fakir Mohan College, Balasore
    History Political Science, 1974 - 1978
    Intermediate of Arts Bachelor of Arts (Honours in History)
  • Utkal University
    Ancient Indial History, 1978 - 1980
  • Management Development Institute
    National Management Programme (NMP), 1989 - 1990
  • Indira Gandhi National Open University
    Master of Computer Application (MCA), 2000 - 2002
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