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Showing posts from September 15, 2012

Nerjis Asif Shakir Was Blessed By Mr Rajesh Khanna

I asked God for a New Camera He gave Me Nerjis And Later The Canon 7D

Bloggers Beyond Borders- Nerjis Asif Shakir Birth of a Street Photographer

I Only Shoot What I Was Destined To Shoot .. And What You Were Destined To See Through My Camera Eye

Call It Intelligence Failure ...Cal It What You May But We Are a Politically Failed Nation

Call It Intelligence Failure ...Cal It What You May But We Are a Politically Failed Nation, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.

we are a democracy
only in name what
games our leaders
play in parliament
puts us all to shame
hoolganism to blame
we lock up cartoonists
call them traitors while
some of our leaders
sell our country to
the highest bidder
the name of the game
scams corruption galore
running wild we cannot
tame misfire while we aim
the common man takes
the blame ..hallowed
be thy name ..born
with two good legs
now gone lame
on his wretched
soul everyone
including death
in oxymoron haste
hurriedly lays claim
the crooked man
commits the crime
the innocent man
gets framed ..

Bandra Bazar Gaothan

Bandra Bazar Gaothan, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.

Gaothan is portion of the land of the village which is ordinarily used for settlement. “Gaothan “or” village site" means the land included within the site of a village, town or city as determined by section 122 of MLR Code. It states that;

It shall be lawful for the Collector or for a survey officer acting under the general or special orders of the State Government, to ascertain and determine what lands are included within the site of any village, town or city and to fix and from time to time, to vary the limits of the site determined as aforesaid, regard being had to all subsisting rights of landholders.

Gaothan Extension Scheme:-

In the village area the rate of increase in population is high. Gaothans are not in position to absorb residents of the village. Government felt necessary to supply land for residence to the local people at reasonable pric…

The Baobab or The Fat Lady Of Bandra

The Baobab or The Fat Lady Of Bandra, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. 241,756 items / 2,033,097 views

Close to Bhabha Hospital opposite the Municipal office is this giant Baobab tree , one of the finest specimen and a landmark a piece of heritage too, as you move towards Bandra Hill Road from Globus ..

A tree that has seen the face of ever changing Bandra , it has seen the death of the Irani restaurant and the untimely passing away of New Talkies stands there resolutely mute also the most neglected land mark of Bandra used abused by the vendors who have no feeling for this lovable giant tree that I have poetically called the Fat Lady of Bandra...

There was also a restaurant serving food which too has disappeared ...

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Baobab is the common name of a genus (Adansonia) containing eight species of trees, native to Madagascar (having six species), mainland Africa and Australia (one species in each).This tree is the National Tree…