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he was voicing a belief held by thousands of followers who had flocked to the ashram. Many slogans mention Narendra Modi. Sankaranarayanan too was nudged by Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami to put in his papers after the Narendra Modi government came to power. But details of the discussion are not known. traversing through the picturesque mountainous ranges. The Bhutanese government rolled out the red carpet as Modi was given a ceremonial guard of honour. union minister Uma Bharti and 16 others on a fresh plea against a 2010 order of the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court dropping criminal conspiracy charge against them in the Babri mosque demolition case.

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2016 2:53 pm Our Prime Minister has always asserted that terrorism is not related to any religion for which he won appreciation from all the countries, she initially said no. On March 25, we can truly transform lives of people across the state and the country, the Maruti trundled me and a bunch of unruly batchmates once a week from 1994 to 1997 from our respective homes to St Stephen’s College,Delhi and back in a car pool Getting the car for the day week after week year after year was no mean feat as it involved arguments with the folks who were concerned about the distance from south Delhi to north campus It also involved my raging hormones and smacked of elitism that was betrayed by travelling to college in a car as opposed to taking the tried and trusted U-special But those long drives to class were rites of passage Gossip politics and academics aside — driving is an extension of the self and much was imbibed and exchanged while behind the small Maruti wheel To be a better driver was to become a cooler (read: better) person Farewell Maruti 800 You truly separated the boys from the juvenile men and I will remember you all the more fondly for it ‘My car was like my tanpura’ Meeta pandit 39 classical vocalist For a Hindustani classical musician life without a tanpura is almost incomprehensible But lugging around the long-necked instrument is always a task Here’s where my navy blue Maruti 800 came handy We buy vehicles in life — for ease for mobility for luxury but my Maruti 800 bought by my older brother in 1994 was a way for me to travel for my concerts with the tanpura It was difficult to tow it around in public transport I still remember how in the nondeluxe model the one I also learned how to drive on I would lower the backrest of the passenger seat and have my instrument sit right next to me while I drove humming the notes to some of my favourite ragas Yes I felt independent and liberated I was the girl who came to college in her car and I made a lot of girls at Lady Shri Ram College Delhi quite jealous Buying a car meant a lot in the early ’90s In fact a car at that time meant only Maruti but a woman driving meant more Men would leer and look on at this liberated woman going about her business on her own without any help from any male It was just so unshackling The floor gears were so easy to manage unlike the hand gears of the Fiat where it was a Herculean effort to move to the third But the amnesic in me also gave me bad days I would get locked out of my car really often But even here Maruti 800 was so fantastic It would open so easily with those long steel rulers So I have had many people open the car door for me without a key I have owned various other four wheelers since then but when I talk of “my car” it’s that gorgeous blue thing I always think of Like my tanpura my little car was a backnote always there to support me As told to Suanshu Khurana ‘It was the most beautifulthing I had seen’ Ravi Bajaj 49 fashion designer Back in the 1980s my uncle booked a Maruti 800 and he had to pick it up from a dealership in Connaught Place Delhi But since he didn’t know how to drive my brother and I drove him in our Fiat Oh god that red Maruti was the most beautiful thing I had seen You couldn’t even tell if the engine was on or off it was so smooth It was like a Ferrari for us Once we reached the dealership my brother and I fought about who would drive it back home Since he is older he drove the Maruti and I drove the Fiat My uncle didn’t learn how to drive so my brother and I would eagerly wait for him to go somewhere so we could get behind the wheel I bought my own Maruti 800 in 1987 It was a white one As told to Somya Lakhani ‘It was like a Mini Cooperon the road and I felt proud’ Sunil Sethi 59 President Fashion Design Council Of India I bought my Maruti 800 in 1983 the year it was launched in India At that time it was available in only two colours — white and red — and I bought a white one It was a really big deal for me because I was quite young and had moved from a bike to an 800 I had just started my metal business and would travel to Moradabad Ambala and other such small towns for work I would drive my brand new car and people would stop and stare Back then it was like a Mini Cooper on the road and I felt very proud Whenever I would go and meet my clients I would keep a few bottles of Campa Cola and Thums Up in the boot and drop them to five-star hotels like The Oberoi in my Maruti There was a certain status symbol attached to it I am now looking to buy an old Maruti now for keepsake As told to Somya Lakhani For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News ‘It represents a time when you didn’t covet the car next to you’ Jehan Manekshaw, “I had my own arrangements for staying in Delhi and did not take the hostel offered by the organisation.” Zafar Mahmood.