A lifetime of study for him awaits,
The working hours seem to never end,
Returning home almost every night late,
Very little time to spend with family and friend.
There may not be much work in the initial years,
A saturated profession it may appear,
Equally intimidating is its…
I see people who do not care for each other,
Forced by pretence and custom to come together.
I see families singing Aartis every evening,
Who know the words but not their meaning.
I see crowds upbeat, in the mood for celebration,
But in their hearts, for the…
A man who towered above the rest,
A man who was unafraid of facing arrest,
A man who for his country spent five years in prison,
A man whose spirit no force could dampen,
A man who excelled as a lawyer,
A man who stood up against a fascist ruler,
We got to know each other in our school days,
Sharing myriad moments and memories together.
But little did we know that we were about to,
Form a bond that would last forever.
His general knowledge is exemplary,
But yet he carries himself ever so humbly.
A walking encyclopaedia…
He chose to give up a flourishing practice,
On being elevated to the Bench from the Bar,
But the even-handed justice which he dispensed,
Earned him respect from near and far.
He might not have been able to socialize,
With his friends and family, not have the same kind…