JOURNEY TO FREEDOM Part 13 22/6 Ranade Assassination day.

Freedom struggle of a great nation like our holy Motherland
Journey to Freedom of India that is Bharath, sacred land
Unique and distinct in ways several, sacrifices many
To the wonder of the world around-Gandhi’s leadership steady!

Though the way adopted was non violence, activists were there
Who believed in methods stronger than passive and be bold and firm
Resorted to hardcore violent shooting spree-justified ofcourse
We have Vanchinathans and Mahadev Nari Chapekers on course!

British Plague Commissioner Rand and his aid quite harsh in Pune
Unable to bear the humiliations heaped, decided to
Assassinate them –heroic Mahadeo Vinayak Ranade
On this day memorable twenty second June two hundred years ago
Heroic activists were arrested and hanged to death by
The British Government- paved the journey to Indian FREEDOM!

 

VANCHINATHAN MEMORIAL DAY 17th JUNE

 

Great freedom fighter    Vanchinathan (1886-17th June 1911)

Our holy Motherland India that is Bharath
Won its freedom in a hardway under the great son
Mahatma Gandhi who galvanized the Society
With his qualities noble sure victoriously!

Thousands and thousands from the East and West, North and South
Sacrificed their all for the nation including youth!.
One was the forceful Vanchinathan from the South
Whose memorial day is today observing worth.

Remembered for gunning dead Ashe, British Collector
In Maniyachi staion in a train and later
Committed suicide avoiding shameful arrest
Let us salute the hero of the Movement earnest                       A railway station in Tamil Nadu named in his honour as Vanchi Maniachi

 

 

“ENVIUS THOUGHTS” CROSSES 94000 VIEWS

I am glad to share with you that with the 7th view at 4.00 hours today viz Saturday  the 17th June 2017, total views of ENVIUS THOUGHTS  crossed NINETY FOUR  THOUSAND (94000) on the 820th day and 884th post, thanks to your support and encouragement. Kindly continue. Thanks aplenty.

 

WORLD OCEAN DAY -8th June.

Oceans are the greatest gift of God for the living beings
Humans and animals, mountains, hills and dales, birds and all livings
Get  a lot from the oceans excellent expression of Nature
Sure to be kept neat and safe, clean and clear for the sake of future!

Greatest danger comes from the man who throws all the plastic trash
Into the sea polluting the whole ocean unsafe for all to dash
The hopes of the world simply but surely idiotic and unfair
The saner among the humans have to prevent this nonsense- quite fair!

Rivers and tanks, lakes and seas, wells and all water bodies deemed
As divine manifestation and have to be revered and respected
Sure not to be pollutes by any means -throwing the wastes
Plastics onwards and maintain the sanctity and purity of oceans.

WORLD OCEAN DAY is today the eighth of June every year
To bring in awareness among all for health and happiness clear
Tragedy is polluting with plastic mounds- to be given up sure
And maintain the pristine blue color of the sea-ever pure!

Pandit Nehru’s Death Anniversary.

 

 

 

 

SECULAR LEADER HE WAS!

A great human being, leader and Prime Minister he was
Our mother Bharath Matha’s beloved son Pandit Nehru was
Sacrificed for the people of India and this nation
For decades several, worked ceaselessly with great passion!

Secular from birth, sought to inject secularism in all
Accommodating religions all to make this Nation tall
Built India that is Bharath brick by brick under Gandhi
The Mahatma-Father of the Nation- with devotion!

His great image sought to be erased by the forces evil
Cannot succeed as the grateful Nation will not heed the devil
Jawaharlal Nehru is dead but lives for ever in the minds
Of the grateful people all over the world-one of sterling finds!

On this day fifty three years ago-in nineteen Sixty Four
The Lord took him to HIS abode for what all Nehru did fair
And just for his great country and for his great people
We fondly remember and pay our respects to the great soul!

 

Jawaharlal Nehru signs the Indian Constitution.

YOUNG RAJIV THE GREAT

 

 

India that is Bharath, my beloved Motherland
With hoary culture and tradition -a holy land
Blessed by the Almighty to have great leaders galore
To guide the destiny of the Nation from the days of yore!

Pre independence Mahatma Gandhi-Father of the Nation
Galvanized the vast multitude of my brethren with passion
Freedom struggle bore fruit and became a free nation to
Guide the world in times of need and looked upon as great.

A strong Prime Minister quite young to guide the destiny
Was Rajiv Gandhi the great -hopes of the young millions
Mercilessly assassinated by the cruels
Years twenty six ago on twenty first-we salute!

TALE OF A BLOGGER PART 17

N V Subbaraman in Goa in front of the famous Church

Introduction

50. 100, 150. 200,
250, 300, 350, 400,
450, 500, 550, 600,
650,700, 750, 800
850!!!!!!
Yes, I am sure my esteemed viewers of ENVIUS THOUGHTS in https://nvsr.wordpress.com may readily recollect that these figures indicate the posts on which the TALE OF A BLOGGER appeared. It was so designed that there will be one TALE for every 50th post and thus so far there have been SIXTEEN TALES OF A BLOGGER from Number 1 @50th and Number 16 @800th! And today it is 850th post and naturally TALE OF A BLOGGER Part 17 is on your computer screen!

JOURNEY OF THE VIEWS

With the grace of the Goddess of Learning Shri Saraswathi sitting on the white petals of the Lotus with her Veena on HER hands, the grace of Saint Thiruvalluvar, Bharathiyar and Mahatma Gandhi and the support of more than 89000 viewers from more than 200 countries, the Tale of A Blogger continues and today it is Part 17 heralding the EIGHT HUNDRED AND FIFTIETH (850th) post in 787 days.
Esteemed viewers may kindly recollect Part 16 on the 800th post was published on 23rd March 2017.

23rd March overall view score 83493- 796th post in 734 days.
84000 crossed on 26/3/2017-800th post in 737 days.
85000 03/4/2017-808th post in 745 days
86000 10/4/2017-815th post in 752 days.
87000 19/4/2017-824th post in 761 days.
88000 26/4/2017-831st post in 768 days.
89000 04/5/2017-839th post in 776 days.
90000
Many of our esteemed viewers were wishing for crossing the ONE LAKH mark and hopefully their wish will become a reality before 31st July 2017!(which day happens to be the start of my 77th year of age!)
NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS PAPERS
Two of the neighborhood newspapers brought out news on crossing 87000 views and that was communicated through this Blog. To repeat

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This is in ANNA NAGAR TIMES dated 3rd April 2017.

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THIS IS MOGAPPAIR MAIL dated 23/4/2017.
BACK TO THE VIEWS
Between Part 16 and Part 17, the average views per day is consistently above 100 and the maximum was 222 on 27th March.
More than 150 views were registered on the following days:
1st May 2017 773rd day and 836th post 208 views
23rd April 2017 765th day and 828th post 177 views.
3rd April .2017 745th day and 808th post 160 views.
21st April 2017 763rd day and 826th post 155 views.
9th April 2017 751st day and 814th post 152 views.

This Blogging has become a passion for me and as such I spend quite some time on this every day. I have already mentioned that looking at the statistics and recording the same in my diary has become a routine. Many a time, I ruminate about the purpose and the effect of my postings, how best to improve upon the theme, content and expression that can have a better impact over my esteemed viewers from more than 200 countries.
I used to analyze my earlier and past postings.
ABOUT A FEW VIEWERS

I gauge this from the responses I receive from my viewers and I am really proud that there are quite a few viewers who look for four a.m for the scheduled post appear on the screen! Out of the several, some are very vocal and express on a daily basis their views on the Blog. I thought it fit and interesting to others and hence consolidate and post as Sunday stories under different heads as below:
Viewer’s View of ENVIUS THOUGHTS (in several parts- of Shri OKR Sivanganam)
Voice of the Viewer on ENVIUS THOUGHTS (in a few parts of Shri Rajeev Jha from Bhagalpur))
A journalist’s view of ENVIUS THOUGHTS (of Shri Muthu Aiyer from Hyderabad)
Uthaya’s view on ENVIUS Thoughts (of Shri PH Uthayamurthy from Bangalore)
LICsian’s View on ENvius Thoughts (of Shri T Chandra Sekara Reddy from Kadapa)
Ramamurthi on Envius Thoughts (of Shri Ramamurthi from Bangalore)
Jagan on Envius Thoughts (of Shri Jagannathan from Chennai)
Prasad on Envius Thoughts (of Shri KVVS Prasad from Vishakapatnam)
“Consolidated comments of several viewers” (other than those referred to above) in two parts.

One Mrs. Elezabeth K Mona from Hyderabad appreciates every post and in particular posts on Special Days. She says “We gain a lot of knowledge in an interesting way by reading your posts. Thanks for sharing”.

While the responses are very positive and encouraging, inspiring and motivating, I have a feeling that further improvement is very much called for lest interest may gradually wane and fall into oblivion!

SOOTHING POSTS

Some of my posts do give me a sense of satisfaction as those particular posts appear to give a specific category of viewers some solace and a greater sense of anticipation of something good.
Some time ago, I wrote a PRAYER series out of which “A CANCER PATIENT’S PRAYER” is a regular lead by many and it occupies the TOP position of VIEWS TOPICWISE.
Yes total number of Views as of now is 16731 out 0r 89000. Almost 20%.
Second highest is again related to my post on CANCER- NATIONAL CANCER SURVIVORS’ DAY (USA) which has a view score of 8812 as of now- more than 10% of the total view.
There are Cancer Patients/Cancer survivors who find reading this post giving solace and comfort. I also pray for their wellbeing. With a heavy-very heavy-heart, I recollect my beloved wife suffering with cancer for a few moths and succumbing to the deadly decease on that fateful day 20th August 2014.
TOP THREE VIEWING COUNTRIES
Country- wise top three in terms of overall views are as below as of now:
India 23085
Pakistan 9607
United States 8790
What an amazing figures!

FOLLOWERS

It is immensely pleasing that I have regular 118 followers from all over the world. What else can one aspire for in keeping a BLOG just for literary purpose only!

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SUMMER IN CHENNAI
Summer in Chennai is awful-not less than 40 degrees in the last quite a few days. Practically confined to home- what else to expect from a person in his 76+ !!!!!!! Early morning walk, morning temple visit, post sunset a twenty minute outing to enjoy fresh air- away from the electric fan and the AC!

CELEBRATING THYAGARAJA

“Entharo mahanubhaavulu andhariki vandhanamu”
1767-2017.

One of the greatest Saint Poets Tamilnadu has seen is Thyagabrahmam- a great devotee of Lord Rama on whom the poet has written and sung hundreds and hundreds of keerthanas in Telugu is 250 years now.
He was serving Rama and spent all his time in Ramasmarana having been born in 1767. He was born in Tiruvarur and spent his time on the banks of THIRUVAIYARU- in Thanjavur district.
I happily recollect the appreciation my Tamil translation of Thyagayya’s Telugu PANCHA RATHNA KEERTHANAS- FIVE PEARLS OF HIS OFFERINGS- first of its kind in Tamil- from our former President Dr. Abdul Kalam who visited the house of the musicians who brought out the CD of Tamil keerthanas, asked them to sing, had dinner with them in Madurai.

Dr. Abdul Kalam with the musicians in their Madurai residence.

A detailed story you can read from the archives of ENVIUS THOUGHTS here in https://nvsr.wordpress.com under the caption “A GREAT DAY WITH DR. ABDUL KALAM”. I am glad that the Tamil version is being rendered in many places including US. It is all the will and gift of Goddess of LEARNING SARASWATHI.
During the 4 day Thyagabramma festival being conducted on the banks of the CAUVERY river in Thiruvaiyaru a holy and sacred village near Thanjavur in Tamilnadu( where I started my career as A MATHEMATICS-ENGLISH teacher in the year 1961-62 in the centenarian School ) musicians from all over the globe participate –including John Higgins of yesteryear from US.-
Thanks my dear viewers, I stop for the part 17 of the TALE.

Blogger in his working table in his casual attire!

 

POST SCRIPT

THE E magazine INDIAN PERIODICAL regularly publishes my articles in their weekly updates. For this Sunday’s  kindly click the second link, select my ARTICLE on BHARATHIYAR’s – OBEISANCE TO THE NATION read and make your kind comment on the space provided beneath the article which will benefit  other readers also.

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JOURNEY TO FREEDOM Part XII

Journey to Indian Freedom was challenging and exciting
Taking different forms and shapes in its long journey rewarding
People of all regions and religions, castes and creeds standing
United under the national leaders all-help extending!

One such that gave the British a temporary victory pure
But made them soon realize that they can’t any longer go sure
That was “REBELLION OF eighteen fifty seven on this day
A mutiny of Sepoys of the Company’s army in Meerut.

The rebellion known by many names-the Sepoy Mutiny,
The Indian Mutiny, the Great Rebellion, the Revolt
Of Eighteen Fifty Seven, the Indian Insurrection and
India’s First War of Independence-Let us salute them grand!

 

 

POST SCRIPT

Kindly click the second lin, chose my article BHARATHIYAR’S OPTIMISM, read and make your comments on the space provided below the article so that it can be seen by all readers around the world. Thanks.

— Those who have missed by any chance, please read an article PERSON OF THE WEEK – N V SUBBARAMAN – an Interview of the Editor INDIAN PERIODICAL with me published on 31st July 2016 from their archives. This article has been read by more than 2500 and their second highest read Interview/article in the last two years and more.