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Innocence is bliss!

 Incredible India! Photo courtesy: welcomenri

Today, you won't recognize the place. It has developed into a busy town.   But during 80's this place was happier, cooler and pleasant. Each plant ,weed or trees seemed happy with their own unique flowers 
and fruits. People were innocently happy. Festivals had a special charm as people 
open heartedly indulged in merrymaking.
                  How a child looses his/her innocence? I think when he is 
exposed to rough and complicated experiences.  My childhood was confined to my school, cousins and my friends 
at the neighborhood.  That Asoka tree with big branches at my neighborhood, I remember ,
always had flowers...... and why not? They say that Asoka blossoms 
at the touch of "Kanya" (virgin).  Sounds funny right? But it's an old belief better not to question it! 
It is an important tree in the cultural traditions of the Indian 
subcontinent and adjacent areas.)
Me and my 4 girl friends along with my little brother played under  thi…