Tuesday, December 05, 2006


One my friend tells me she's passing through Guwahati, and gives me her mobile number so that I could call her once she's here.

I find it amusing-- the idea of someone from "Mainland India" carrying a mobile to this part of India, the north-eastern states. I carried mine when I came for a visit early this year, and it took a while for me to come to terms with it.

That the mobiles don't roam across the "border".

This is after all, a "special" area-- with special powers to army, specially detached from the nation..

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