Yashodhaan Burange

This is What Punekars Living Across the World Miss the Most About Pune
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This is What Punekars Living Across the World Miss the Most About Pune

May 22, 2017

A splash of colors on the canvas, this is how I’d like to think of this amazing city. There’s something in it for everyone, we all have that one thing which keeps us hooked on to Pune. When I was in Prague, I missed Pune in all its glory, not just because it’s my hometown; I missed even the traffic jams, which I thought was something I could live without. So I asked a few of my friends (who aren’t in Pune anymore but they’re still Punekars at heart) as to what they miss the most about this city. Their answers are bound to make you smile. After all, Pune and nostalgia is a heady combination in itself!

Confessions of a Punekar: A Pune Railway Station Coolie Opens Up
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Confessions of a Punekar: A Pune Railway Station Coolie Opens Up

February 03, 2017

Gathering the tobacco in a pinch, he slides it along the left side of his jaw. “Precisely. We are a dying breed, we and this occupation are going to be something which kids would read about in storybooks. The government is polishing up the railway sector. Platforms and railway stations are being maintained regularly. Most of the passengers these days have bags with wheels attached to them, they pull it around. That has been the reason why everything is falling apart, people don’t need us anymore.”

An Open Letter To A Punekar From A Punekar
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An Open Letter To A Punekar From A Punekar

December 12, 2016

(In context with a conversation between me and two of my friends, one being a Punekar and the other, not so much.) Dear fellow Punekar, I find it utterly pleasing that you hold such paramount passion for this city. The conviction with which you speak for and about Pune makes me smile; I am extremely […]

Animal Cruelty – Take Action, Punekars!
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Animal Cruelty – Take Action, Punekars!

October 01, 2016

It won’t take a lot of guessing to figure out how many people like pets. Pets, and not animals, let’s broaden the concept for argument’s sake. Sadly, our empathy and our love is mostly channeled and restricted towards our furry buddies at home. We all rely on a good samaritan who will do what we should all be doing in reality, helping stray animals. However, understandably, not everyone can do it. Common courtesy would be to get out of the way of those who are actually doing something nice, yes? Not proving to be a hindrance is the least we can do, but something outrageous has been occurring on our streets lately. It’s time we took a stand against this atrocity.