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Saluting Sheetal Jain who drummed her way from Kamathipura to USA - Hope!

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Everybody wants to be something more and better than what they are today ...
Dear Mumbai,

I am back after a  chota.... break...... One girl telling a story ofTHE SPECIAL GIRLheard by another girl!!! It’s a true struggle but an inspiration too....
Again I am diverting from my point of telling my own story, reason being this Special Story here needs to be shared and my one post will be a part of a beautiful life, of Inspiration, Courage and Determination.
As I have a "shauk(fondness)" for learning Hindi  in order to survive in Mumbai  easily, I keep listening to Radio-FM (a little more maybe) ,where in usually I get to hear all funny comments and compliments  on film stars, politicians, Advertisements, news of any trending sales and offers with terms and conditions applied etc, etc and more importantly songs, sometimes "purane gaane too...
But surprisingly, one Sunday morning  Mallishka(Rj) at 93.5-RED FM started like this- "Everybody wants to be something more and better …

The Status Gap of Mumbai

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Dear Mumbai,
           How are you? Feeling quite good being host to the favorite God huh? Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!! Everyone is at their peak, celebrating this grand festival while I am alone left to admire the magnificent idols, profile people going around and wonder about the City.

          Today I won't speak much about myself(Quite a Shock, huh?) Last week of observing the city has made me get more philosophical. The more I explore the city, the more it surprises and confuses me. Here is a small byte of my thoughts...
           Mumbai apart from being the Entertainment(Bollywood, mainly) capital of India also is the Financial capital of the country. Makes up above 5% of Countries total GDP(Gross Domestic Product) they say....I don't know about these facts and how they are attained. On the streets of Mumbai I get to see only a Gap and not the percentage of GDP. A blatant Status Gap which runs the catchphrase in my mind  "Rich get Richer and the Poor get Poorer"

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