Wednesday, May 10, 2006


Got this email forward recently.

I think we should have job reservations in all the fields. I completely support the PM and all the politicians for promoting this. Let's start the reservation with our cricket team. We should have 10 percent reservation for Muslims. 30 percent for OBC , SC /ST like that. Cricket rules should be modified accordingly. The boundary circle should be reduced for an SC/ST player. The four hit by an OBC player should be considered as a six and a six hit by a OBC player should becounted as 8 runs. An OBC player scoring 60 runs should be declared as a century. We should influence ICC and make rules so that the pace bowlers like Shoaib akhtar should not bowl fast balls to our OBC player. Bowlers should bowl maximum speed of 80 kilometer per hour to an OBC player. Any delivery above this speed should be made illegal. Also we should have reservation in Olympics. In the 100 meters race, an OBC player should be given a gold medal if he runs 80 meters.

There can be reservation in Government jobs also. Let's recruit SC/ST and OBC pilots for aircrafts which are carrying the ministers and politicians (that can really help the country.. )Ensure that only SC/ST and OBC doctors do the operations for the ministers and other politicians. (Another way of saving thecountry..) Let's be creative and think of ways and means to guide INDIA forward... Let's show the world that INDIA is a GREAT country. Let's be proud of being an INDIAN..May the good breed of politicans like ARJUN SINGH long live...


I said...

ah. sarcastic patriots are vain and funny.

tt_giant said...


kuttichuvaru said...

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Anonymous said...

Any donkey can crack exams given the resources to attend tuitions and get drilled. This is why reservations have been brought in for and that is what TN MBBS Admission results reiterate.

I have commented on this dead-and-dealt-with topic at length here

As such, why make such a big deal when all that the majority of the affluent middle-class can do to this issue is to sit on their asses and do some nayyandi/nakkal instead of taking the bull by the horns and coming up with practical alternatives? One-dimensional ideas happen when people try to think with their heads deep inside the anus of a buffalo.

BTW, I was a rabid anti-reservationist till the end of my education...after spending a few years in India and abroad with NGOs raising lakhs to help grassroots-level education, I know the practical strengths and weaknesses of the education system and how it affects the diff segments.

Also noticed that the ones who crib about it are the mediocre-to-average type who fall outside the top 31% - given a quota seat they would grab it with both hands but since they were not, they use it to poke fun at the recipients :-)

The other thing is most of the volunteers for CRY/AID/Ashanet are among the finest achievers(good example is Balaji Sampath) and they very well understand the complexities of the system much more than these whining crybabies.

The bench-warming and non-contributing middle-class is one big curse - Too many decisions are based on emotions than reason. Which is why politicians make suckers out of us and will continue to do so.

Anonymous said...

And coming back to the post, majority of our hockey squad which won 7 golds in Olympics from 1928 to 1964 were Sikhs, Muslims, Tribals and Adivasis from the Bihar-Orissa belt. They still form a decent portion of the current squads.
Interestingly most of the current cricketers today(Dhoni, Pathan, Raina, Sehwag, Yuvraj, Kaif) are small town rural area chaps.

KRTY said...

I was talking with my boss..

"what will happen if they start asking 49% of H1Bs ?"

Me too said...

I, ensoy!

Deepak, :)

KC, thanks for the link.

ttm, "idukkaNN varungaal naguga"!
If Students are let to study what interests them rather than what is hot or what free seat he/she is elgible for, IMO, would do! And I feel for the 'mediocre-to-average' types(what a curse it is to be born a < 99% FC!)!

Keerthi, 'Good one! will use it during the next elections' says AS!

Anonymous said...

aah, martyr complex, as if the rest need 45% to become a doc..

If u feel for them what solutions have you thought of other than endorsing the moronic rants with a racist dork who obviously cant finish in the top 1/3 of the population? (his lament over India is hilarious) Isnt problem solving the objective of education?

Stupid stupid me gatecrashing into a mutual back-slapping party and suggesting practical solutions!!! :(

Me too said...

ttm, sorry about that(99%) pathetic comment!
Anyway, had I been that smart, why am I C&P-ing a e-mail fwd!

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