Category Archives: Engineering College

The Genesis of Chakravyuh

Reproduced with (I hope 😀 ) the blessings of my quizzing seniors at the BCQC is the story of how one of India’s finest  open general quizzes started off.I was lucky to be studying in COEP the years 1999-2003 and … Continue reading

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On Daaru Parties Bygone…

Yes, I used to drink like a fish and smoke large quantities of Nicotine per diem.Not only that, if there was vegetarian food offered to me I knew how to steer clear of it while letting off invectives at the … Continue reading

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Sawai Singh Rajpurohit’s Wedding….2

The story so far… As we shifted ho from Kunwarda towards the nearby village of Bhadrajun, we were greeted by a road that slipped in towards a vale encircled on three sides by mountains, and seemed headed for what seemed … Continue reading

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Sawai Singh Rajpurohit’s Wedding…..

Most everyone has seen a Punjabi wedding or a Bengali wedding (atleast in extended 3 hr long technicolor tearjerker/romantic comedies)…but not a Rajasthani wedding, and definitely not a traditional Rajasthani wedding(====>>reasons to follow). Therefore, when rumour was that a certain … Continue reading

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Dumber and Dumber’s Con-Quizt

Circa 2002: This is a small story of how Rahul and Me availed ourselves of entertainment and tremendous satisfaction at Fergusson College’s(FC) English Lit. Quiz. We’re usually the last to arrive in time for anything. And Lord knows, as my … Continue reading

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On Quizzing and breaks from…

It’s been ages since I’ve participated in a Quiz ..and while there is no dearth of open quizzes in Bombay or Pune, which from my home at Vashi is only a 3 hour journey, the snag really,is that I have … Continue reading

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Sesquicentenaries, in passing…

As a COEPian, I’m often distraught at the necessity to change the name of my alma Mater from COEP to PIET ( yes, my venerable college now goes by this moniker) but, I can see several advantages to this uncomfortable … Continue reading

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