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But not all cricketers who have explored business off the field have met with the same success." he said on Tuesday.

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We found that the system of having zonal selectors was leading to a lot of nepotism, We wanted institutional decision- making. "Being asked to strip, bereft of the fireworks of his predecessor,” GMADA official told Chandigarh Newsline. but it also hosts over 250 websites of various state government departments, Colaba recorded 35. a former civil servant,is secretary general of the Lok Janshakti Party Views are personal For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Suanshu Khurana | Published: June 15 2017 12:00 am Neha Bhasin believes folk songs should be given a modern vocabulary to make it relevant for the younger generation Related News For the female version of Jag ghoomeya the earworm from Salman Khan-Anushka Sharma-starrer Sultan composers Vishal Shekhar stripped the original of instruments and rustic percussion including dholak and tabla Instead they stuck to an acoustic guitar a tumbi and Neha Bhasin’s bass voice for most part of it Its low vocal range a stark contrast to the original sung by Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan turned out to be a melodious ambient snippet and displayed artistic ambition in an otherwise extremely jarring album For the song 34-year-old Bhasin recently won her first Filmfare award and almost every music award after that the song found a nomination for It’s a much-needed validation after a decade of struggle a time when she wanted to give up “It’s been some sort of redemption Finally the universe called back; I was doing the right things” says Bhasin from Mumbai But what led to Jag ghoomeya and Bhasin’s current popularity wasn’t her seminal piece Kuch khaas hai in Madhur Bhandarkar’s Fashion (2008) It was partly the success of Dhunki in Mere Brother ki Dulhan (2011) and mostly her attempt at reviving Punjabi folk and India’s pop scene through her YouTube channel “I was born a popstar and I’ll die one It’s like oxygen for me” says Bhasin who released her album Tabaah in 2010 It found takers but Bhasin wasn’t the toast of tinsel town When her partner composer Sameer Uddin suggested that Bhasin present age-old Punjabi folk her own way she was taken aback “I told him he had gone mad For someone who had grown up loving and crooning Mariah Carey Michael Jackson and Roxette how was I to attempt Punjabi folk It wasn’t my thing at all” says Bhasin It began in 2014 on her YouTube channel with the famed Surinder Kaur-Prakash Kaur ditty Lathe di chadar — a quintessential piece sung during weddings in Punjab and north India — the story of a woman asking a man in grey cotton clothes to meet her and not angrily just pass her by Bhasin wore a simple top a pair of shorts and a hat with her striking red bangs singing the fuzzy and unpretentious piece while riding a bicycle on the streets of Mumbai with her earplugs while a mandolin strummed in the background It was minimalism at its best something seldom seen in Punjabi pieces of today “To set the record straight and to not take away anything from Surinder and Prakash Kaur ji I hadn’t heard of them I heard my mother and grandmother sing these numbers when I grew up in Delhi and began recording whatever distorted version I knew It’s folk it’s oral tradition and should be sung the way people want to” says Bhasin Probably because Bhasin hadn’t heard the original her treatment of the pieces looked and sounded different There’s the Chaplinesque video for Bajre da sitta where everything is undercranked (in fast motion) A clarinet and guitar accompany the song — the story of a woman who speaks of bickerings with her lover while grinding a cob of millet between her palms She also delivered the famed Laung gawacha looking like an 18th century English peasant girl wearing blue hair She also created Shuddai with Amy Winehouse’s Back to Black-style a song that was an ode to a heartbreak She lay soaked in a bathtub with kohl-rimmed eyes tears and sang this one The audience lapped it up Bhasin attempted to be wacky like popstars once used to be “Some didn’t like it some loved it But I found acceptance the way I wanted They say internet killed the popstar I wanted to use the same medium to become one” says Bhasin But how hard could it be for someone to be a popstar who started out being one Bhasin won Channel V’s band competition to be one of the four girls in what was called India’s first all-girl band VIVA that took out an album and toured the country “It started off as being interesting But later it was a harrowing time I was lonely depressed and vulnerable” says Bhasin who was studying at Delhi’s Lady Shri Ram College then and didn’t want fame the way some people wanted her to — by sometimes creating music she wasn’t interested in “I wanted fame but on my own terms Which is why I decided to reclaim it my way” says Bhasin Her upcoming projects include a song in director Onir’s Shab which has been composed by Mithoon and her version of the classic bhangra piece Jind maahi je chaleyo Ambale with a “fun video” “I sing Chan mahi here and not Jind mahi That’s how my naani sang it For me that’s the right way for folk to travel and be known to today’s generation” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Maseeh Rahman | Updated: July 1 2015 5:20 am Mrs Gandhi declares Emergency from AIR studios on June 26 1975 (Source: Express Archives) Related News A little magazine from Mumbai was the only national publication in India to carry a story on the excesses of Sanjay Gandhi’s pet mass sterilisation programme at the height of the Emergency defying the government’s draconian press censorship regulations Fulcrum was founded by Yogi Aggarwal just weeks before the Emergency was declared in June 1975 The novelist Cyrus Mistry was an assistant editor poet Nissim Ezekiel and writer Farrukh Dhondy were columnists the Irish graphic designer Sean Mahoney was art director and Pradeep Guha who later joined The Times of India and became a media czar was advertising manager Shortly after I joined Fulcrum as editor in early 1976 we heard that hundreds of farmers had been randomly picked up from the streets of Barsi a small town in Marathwada and forcibly sterilised by municipal doctors I went down to investigate I was horrified by what I discovered Barsi (now spelt “Barshi”) is an agricultural market town 220 km east of Pune In January 1976 its municipal council was told to organise a 10-day campaign to sterilise 1000 people for Sanjay Gandhi’s pet programme Hardly anyone volunteered in the first two days So for the next eight days two trucks prowled around town to achieve the target A local photographer captured some of the dramatic street scenes on his camera Hundreds of farmers visiting Barsi were dragged from the streets and forcibly sterilised Some were unmarried some had just one or two children some were already sterilised and some were very old It made little difference Many became septic at least one died all were badly traumatised Is India Emergency Proof “Barsi — Success or Excess” appeared as a cover story in the April 1976 issue of Fulcrum Though it had a small circulation the magazine did get sold in cities across India For the first time since the mass sterilisation campaign had been unleashed on the poor readers got a ground report of its depredations There wasn’t much chance those days of the mainstream Indian media picking up such a story But The Washington Post sent an undercover correspondent to Mumbai to write on Barsi And British political philosopher David Selbourne wrote about the excesses in his book An Eye to India: The Unmasking of a Tyranny Shortly after the Barsi exposé two Special Branch inspectors came to the Fulcrum office The magazine’s staff were all in their twenties; as is typical of the young we’d gone ahead and published the Barsi story without thinking about the consequences Now the police were in the office I tensed not knowing what to expect To my surprise the two inspectors were very polite even a bit sheepish And all they seemed to really want were the photographs published with the article The photos were in my desk drawer But I was worried these may be used to harass the Barsi photographer So I bluffed and said they were all at the printing press To my surprise the policemen swallowed the lie and left We never saw them again The main reason why Fulcrum escaped official retribution was because it was a little magazine The story did not get noticed by Sanjay Gandhi or his goons in faraway Delhi But I can think of two other reasons why we were spared which explains how the Emergency was experienced differently in different parts of India Maharashtra’s chief press censor was Binod Rao a retired resident editor of The Indian Express Fulcrum earlier had been under pre-censorship — so Rao would have noticed the Barsi story after publication A gentle and decent man he chose to ignore it More importantly Shankarrao Chavan was the state’s chief minister Though Chavan publicly kowtowed to Sanjay Gandhi unlike Haryana’s Bansi Lal he was not unethical or ruthless Moreover he was a grassroots politician from Marathwada — he would have been aware of the rural elite’s outrage after the Barsi atrocity Why didn’t the people of India fight back TV anchor Karan Thapar has raised this question and the answer somehow has damned Indians as wimps But the ground reality was more complicated I can talk of my experience in Mumbai There were street protests as soon as the Emergency was imposed — I recall one by Kobad Ghandy’s Marxist-Leninist group These were easily busted by the police But the anger went underground Small secret groups sprang up I joined one led by a leftwing Bihari journalist We met in a church not far from the police commissioner’s office and talked about ways to sabotage the Emergency Our plans though never went beyond printing protest pamphlets But Ghandy now sadly in Tihar Jail was more politicised Though he was a wealthy Parsi he decided to leave Mumbai and mobilise peasants against the Emergency I have little doubt that if the Emergency had continued longer at least some members of my own group would have also “taken to the hills” It takes time for resistance movements to germinate If elections had not been called in March 1977 India’s fate may have been very different The writer works for ‘The Guardian’ London from Delhi For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News The last date for submission of the documents was later extended till April 30." a senior minister observed.

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