Sunday, October 16, 2011

Classmates meet after three and half decade

Some good things happen when you take bull by its horn
"Fate chooses your relations, you choose your friends."
- Jacques Delille (1738 - 1813) French poet.

Kudos to Chandrashekar and Shanmugam for making this
Classmate meet come true after 35 years nearly 

The venue initially fixed was Brindavan hotel at M.G.Road
"It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It was unanimously agreed to changeover to Empire hotel Shivajinagar

Now comes the turn to order, just debated after soft drink order
"True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in their worth and choice."
- Samuel Johnston

Thali order was cancelled and Biryani instead was ordered

Along with starters, Kebabs and Pepper chicken suggested by Advocate
Sathya chatting with Dev at teachers home

Advocate Thyagrajan making his point vociforerously
 I can never think of promoting my convenience at the expense of a friend's interest and inclination."- George Washington,
Chandrashekar and Pandian agree to his point of view

Shanmugam joined us in time, on the way to teachers house

Chandrashekar sharing a sweet moment 

With L Col Satya Rao
"Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant."
- Socrates,

Family potrait of Bharat Mandana

 The happiest moments of my LIFE  have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.THOMAS JEFFERSON

Teacher Achayyapa felicitated
"Every truth has four corners: as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three." --Confucius

Teacher and Bharat

Teacher with her grand child

After 35 years KV MEG classmates 1977 batch reunion potrait
Teacher Achyappa, Left to Right Umesh Derebail, Chandrashekar, Thyagarajan, Pandian, Margabandu, Shanmugam, Lt. Col Satya Rao & Bharat Mandana

"Do not think that love, in order to be genuine, has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired." -- Mother Theresa

Shanmugam clarifying doubts with teacher

Bharat noting the cell nos of mates

Pandian engaging teacher's attention

A grand finale saying goodbye to teacher.

"Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy you must have somebody to divide it with."
- Mark Twain


  1. Just magnificient!!!
    It must have been one proud teacher that day...
    Must have brought a tear in her eyes...

  2. Cool! I remember a short story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - "After 20 Years".

  3. great reunion, umesh ji, rock on,