FRAIL BUT NOT FRAGILE
The gurgantuan judgment on a Himalayan case is historic in its length depth gravity and impact on Dr. Jayalalitha's wealth case.
That the system of law allows itself to deal with the highest power in the state on the same footing with that of a commoner. This is something superb and mindboggling but at the same time a lawyer of himalayan fame can attack itWith ease and comfort is most thrilling opportunity as well as an awesome possibility of the fallout. The system of law definitely seems frail but at the same time it is superbly not fragile. The conviction of Dr. Jayalalithaa's has caused viral and virulent reaction throughout the state throwing normal life into disarray. On the face of the judgment we are not competent to comment.
October can be really be called a month of festivities beginning with Saraswati Pooja (occasion to adore the Goddess of learning) and propitiate the Goddess of Power (Ayuda Pooja) culminitation coming on the Vijayadasamy on 3rd.
The great festival of light Diwali comes on 24th. The world famous Kanthasasti comes, your editor while serving at Ottapidaram in that area in 1960's used to observe the fast on the shores of Thiruchendur. Your editor had the golden opportunities of singing Thiruvel Thiru ula on Lord Subramaniya Swamy.
The first festival is for the Goddess of Learning. Diwali or the festival of light, is for the Goddess of Almighty Goddess. Whereas Kanthasasti is to celebrate total annihilation of ignorance, lethargy and corrupted power and the victory of wisdom. The Vel is the Symbolic of Victory over evil.
Every citizen has got the right to protest, let him do it in peaceful way without affecting the normal public life so that everyone is guaranteed the fundamental freedom to life, freedom to safety, freedom to work and right to earn ones bread.
Our Dear Prime Minister has given a clarion call to keep our land clean, and he himself set the ball in motion by taking broom in his arm. Let us keep our mind first litter free, and let us keep our environ pollution free and litter free. Away with plastic the nondegradable product. Let us use palm product in its place which are not only eco friendly but economic booster as well.
A long way to go.
Frightened at the length let us not worry.
One step taken at every possible moment is nearer our goal.
Kaviyogi Dr P. Pandian IAS (r)