You’re right, Harsh. We wish Jubanashwa success in his mission – to help students choose jobs they’d be happy to do.
The story of Jubanashwa Mishra made an interesting read (‘I had 28 jobs in 28 weeks’, September 19). That he had the courage to give up a comfortable job to follow his dreams speaks volumes about him.
Kudos to him for taking up this self-imposed challenge of pursuing weekly jobs in all states of India. The fact that these jobs were so diverse in nature takes his challenge to another level.
Though subtly, this article also highlighted the sad state of affairs in India today with children being forced to choose either medicine or engineering as their profession. We as parents rarely give a thought to their aspirations and dreams and just want them to be top in their class when they are young and to jump into a professional course once school is over.
I think schools must take an initiative and counsel not only the children but the parents as well, who must be made aware about the true talent and aspiration of their kids, so that when the time comes for the youngsters to spread their wings and
MaresaManara’s article ‘When will a woman take charge at theWhite House’ (September 19), made me wonder how one of the most developed nations in the world has not elected a woman for the top job when developing nations have had female heads of state. I hope the trend changes in the 2016 elections.
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