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#155: Prag-yan & Prag-gnanandhaa | Why are you happy?
Ever thought why it makes you proud? Some thoughts?
From Prag-yan to Prag-gnanandhaa, India is to the moon today.
Have you ever met Prag, the chess prodigy? Do you know the name of the Indian who pressed the final button to launch #Chandrayaan3?
No? Then what makes you emotional about this image?
How is that you are able to feel the pride in eyes of Prag's mother?
How is that this image of women scientists at ISRO fill you with emotion when you do not know the names of any of these?
Think of it! Put your grey cells to work and ask yourself what is invoking an emotion in you. An emotion that helps you connect with these people. The people whose names you never knew! The people whom you'd never meet!
The answer is simple. It is infact just one word. INDIA.
Praggnanandhaa from Chennai pushes the pawn on board at 1e4. His voice of 'check-mate' on board against Hikaru Nakamura leaves Abhinav from Prayagraj in joy.
Merlin from Arunachal is glued to her screen today to see India land on the moon. Abhishek from Saharanpur has posted a cartoon where Mother earth is tying Rakhi to 'mama' Moon.
Saroj in Kerala went to her kuldevi temple to pray for 18 year old boy from Chennai.
PM Modi will join the Chandrayaan landing virtually from South Africa.
Indian-Americans Scientists in NASA are praying with hands folded in a country whose President takes oath on Bible.
Raghav in Singapore is streaming it on his laptop at his office of a private equity firm
Vimal from Bangalore is screening the landing live at his office
And as you read this, I know you are having a chill run down your spine.
No matter what's your political affiliation, Prag-yan to Prag-gnanandhaa is making you happy today. This is INDIA. Real India. Your India. My India.