Thursday Challenge (28) :FAMILY

Posted: September 22, 2011 in Age, Family, Grandparents, Nostalgic, Photos, Thursday Challenge
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Thursday Challenge :-“FAMILY” (Grandparents, Parents, Children, Family Occasions, Moms with Babies, Animals,…)

I dont have a scanner  so Tried taking a picture from the picture ..  they have not come out brilliant but still …

This weeks Theme has So much to write about , show about, If i started to put a picture/article  for each one it will take me days to put them 😦 ..

I started from the Root of our family my grand parents , next time maybe go on to parents and occassions .. Etc..

Dada Ji and Dadi Ji (the day I bid farewell to them , on my way to delhi and the flight to uk)

My Dada Ji (We had a Akhand path at home when went back for the first time, that day I clicked this pic.)

My Nani Ji (she is sewing my turban that I was to wear next day.. First time i had gone back to india from uk)

Ps:- One of my very good friends in the Blogosphere had This to say about me 🙂 I am blessedddddddddddddddddddddd …

Thank you to everyone who commented there … God bless you all

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  1. R's Mom says:

    Your grandparents look so serene!

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  2. One very good thing about your photo is, you instantly connect your grandparents as being a part of the family. I know many ‘modern’ and ‘educated’ and ‘scientific minded’ and ‘rational thinking’ people who do not.

    Destination Infinity

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    • Bikram says:

      Thats the reason we losing our values and other things .. I never knew my great grandparents .. I have grown up with my grandparents always there and we have had our altercations now and then .. but thats part of growing up …

      Thank you DI..

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  3. Ria says:

    Lovely pic…I don’t have any pf my grandparents around anymore 😦 I miss them a lot!!

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    • Bikram says:

      Well sadly Both My nana ji and Dada ji have passed away .. I guess in our family the men go first ..
      My grand mothers are both alive and Oh yes i miss them all the time …

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  4. staying away from home makes you (rather me) sentimental about family, esp grandparents! sniff 🙂

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  5. Anita Menon says:

    I never had a chance to really know my g’parents. Making sure that it doesn;t get repeated with my daughter
    lovelyphotos

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  6. irfan says:

    Lovely post…..

    unfortunately my grand parents passed away when i was very young and i miss them a lot….

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    • Bikram says:

      Thank you Irfan. Sad to hear that .. I lost my grand Fathers about 5 years ago.. I have enjoyed their love and care all throught my childhood and when i was growing up …

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  7. Lovely post!! Why didn’t you write about your grandmothers when I blogged about it? This is really a heart warming post – specially of your Naniji sewing your turban!

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    • Bikram says:

      Thank you IHM , I did write about my grand ma as a comment to your post ..:( you did not see it … can i cry now …

      yeah sheis so very nice soooooooooooooooooooooo niceeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee i dont have words to explain will post a post sometime for sure ..

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  8. shail says:

    Aww.. lovely pictures of your grandparents! None of mine are around now. My grandpa was a Hitler. But he taught us all a lot.

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    • Bikram says:

      Thank you so much, I think grand pa’s are strict but they are so easy to manao 🙂 I had the best time of my life , anything i ever needed all i had to say tell my grand pa and it was done I was a spoilt boy …

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  9. Indrani says:

    These are precious Bikram!

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  10. nrigirl says:

    Priceless indeed!

    Appreciate the link back…

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  11. aneeta says:

    Remembering my Bebeji and Bibiji…..

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  12. Shobha says:

    The love and pampering of grand parents…nothing can be sweeter than that.
    Lovely pictures.

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  13. A says:

    Awesome :))) Send electronic version to your brothers and parents too if you have not already done so. If you do send, remove your logo.

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  14. Rang says:

    No post can be sweeter than this. The love, care and affection given by family is the biggest and clearest truth of life. No justifications required for it, because it is heartfelt. My warm regards to you and to your people. God bless.

    And hey your grandparents look good 🙂

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    • Bikram says:

      Yess I know what you mean. and yes family comes first always no matter what. THank you for the regards I will make sure i pass them on to my ganny’s 🙂

      Thank you

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  15. suruchi says:

    so sweet…it is such a typical yet rare picture of a Punjabi household…
    and i know how u love your roots and your family!:-)

    i also checked out that article…and thaaaaaaaaaaat picture Biky-omg..meine love-shove ho gaya hain ji….hun ke karan?

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  16. Saritha says:

    Sasriyakal dadaji and dadiji….

    I have only one picture of my granny (mom’s mother) and i don’t remember about my grand parents (fathers parents) at all,nor i have a pic of them…. 😦

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    • Bikram says:

      I can understand as WHile i was looking I could not find a single picture for my Nana Ji.. which is a shame …
      Sadly both my grand pa’s are not with us anymore … Seems as i mentioned earlier the men in our family bid good bye earlier

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  17. Sara no "H" says:

    Family is good. 🙂 I was very lucky knowing all 4 of my gparents!

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  18. Harsha says:

    Aww! Lovely pics. 🙂 Typical Punjabi family, that is so sweet 🙂

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  19. aaradhnak says:

    its always a blessing to have grand parents at home…Sadly I wasn’t tat fortunate enough due to their early demise
    lovely pics 🙂

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  20. mishi says:

    Awwww your Grand parents are Beautiful people mashALLAH:-)

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  21. Writerzblock says:

    Very nostalgic…..

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  22. Punam J R says:

    Good to see the way you love your elders and your roots, Bikram. And it is amazing to meet your grand parents this way. I miss my family a lot too – the picture of your naniji sewing yojur turban remind me of my grand mom (dadi) – she would sew so many things for us – i remember she would sew us night dresses with frills.
    My dadi taught me how to sew – completely – parallelly i was taking tailoring classes but i would insist that main ghar jjaakar cutting karoongi – that is because i wanted ‘wadimama’ (big mama) as we call her, to see the cutting as i did it. 🙂
    So yes, it is a bliss to have the hands of elders on our heads… and now,,, please let me go n do a bit of waterworks toooooooooo i MISS them all soooooooooooo much!!!!! If only she did not have arthritis, i would not be alone here – she would have been living with me…. 😦

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    • Bikram says:

      I understand .. I had such lovely time with my grand parents both sets .. I remeber my Nani use to sew trousers for me THOSe big big bell bottom types .. latest designs when i was in hostel ..

      I spent every day of my holidays with them …

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  23. ajay says:

    very nice pictures Bikram. They look so graceful.

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  24. hey Bick ..these are precious pictures..
    Memories so good never to be forgotten…It reminds me of my grand parents.. very similar.. and loving…
    God bless!

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    • Bikram says:

      I know harman, for the life of my i could not find any of Nana ji, have ot get them from india .. and then scan all of them to keep a digital copy

      I remember each and everything all those good times ..
      thank you for the wishes

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  25. sm says:

    beautiful pics

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  26. i4deeps says:

    i think they speak for you… you dont need to give explnations 🙂

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  27. asha says:

    Those who have grandparents and share a bond are truly blessed! like you, me and my children.
    the other name for grandparents is unconditional love.If your grand parents see this they may say
    “Juk juk jiyo Puttar”!

    I read about you @NRi girl, Bikram. Very well written, She has rightly judged you, yes, that’s how I feel about you too after having read your posts. especially though you are in London you appear to be a man who loves his family and friends and has his heart in India.

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  28. Rachna says:

    Lovely pics! There is something so special about grandparents and sepia-toned pics. Looking forward to seeing more of your family.

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  29. renu says:

    Parents and grand parents are such a blessing, and those who have them are really blessed by God..luck you:)

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  30. haritha says:

    !great pic ..a .wondeful post IN this era where ppl dump their parents and grand parents in old age homes and have no attachment towards anybody:)
    good day!

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  31. Bikram this reminds me of my Bebe and Bapu (my grandma, grandpa). They passed away few years back.

    Best
    Chintan

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  32. nice pics of your grandparents. they must be so proud of you. 🙂

    i really liked your nani sewing your turban – so sweet & thoughtful, she must love you so so much

    bless them all

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  33. Swaram says:

    Grandparents are the best 🙂 They all look so warm and full of luv 🙂
    Now u knw I rememebr u, rt 😉

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  34. Aneesa says:

    MashAllah Bikram you have a lovely family… i can see where you get your eternal good looks from… 😉

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  35. Deepa :) says:

    nice snaps ….
    lot of posts i have missed on coz i rarely come online these days ….

    u r indeed blessed that people have such a high regard for u .. stya the same
    and saw ur snap too ….

    will catch up on a couple of old posts soon

    you TC

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    • Bikram says:

      Thank you so much.. it is true I do feel i ma blessed and god have been kind to me .. Everyone is a good human being …

      Thank you and yeah do catch up as and when you get time …

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  36. Pepper says:

    I am all smiles 🙂

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  37. Jabeen says:

    U a cop..? wow.. I did not know that.. Appisar :))

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  38. ZEAL says:

    Dear Bikram ,
    Let me comment in a reverse fashion. Your grandparents are as sweet as you are…. Smiles….. I’m also nostalgic on seeing the lovely pics of two great and affectionate personalities. May God Bless You. Love and Hugs, Divya.

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    • Bikram says:

      🙂 Thank you so much for the beautiful comment.. I am sure I am what i am because of them and all the advice and guidance they have showered upon me ..
      Thank you for the wishes …

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  39. Purbaray says:

    Grandparents=excess of laad and pyaar 🙂

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  40. b k chowla says:

    Bikram,
    Mark my words.
    Those who get the blessings of their Grand parents are very lucky as it must be equated to Divine blessings

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  41. shabana says:

    wow thanks for the sharing the pics of ur grand parents are most beautiful thing on ur place it reminded me the kind face of my grand parent and sweet voice of them,
    glad to found you
    thanks for kind words on my place god bless

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  42. Tanishka says:

    your grandparents make a cute couple…. 🙂 Nice pic….

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  43. Novroz says:

    Your grand parents look so sweet 🙂
    I have lost all my grandparents…wish they are still here

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  44. I wrote a comment from my heart coz the post and the photos really touched me…but the comment disappeared saying I dont have permission to view the page…why?

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    • Bikram says:

      Ohhhh WHyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy.. hmmmmmmmm Sorrrrrrrrrrrryyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy Please write again 🙂 I know I know ..

      I dont know why it disapeared or what happened … Sorry

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  45. Rajlakshmi says:

    nostalgic indeed. How we love cherish these moments years after 🙂
    very beautiful post 😀

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  46. Wildflower says:

    Thanks for sharing the pics! I am trying to imagine how my grandparents would’ve looked had they been alive today 🙂

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  47. Deboshree says:

    This is such a beautiful post Bikram. Those pictures speak volumes… they are so full of emotions, days that have passed by and nostalgia. God bless your lovely family. 🙂

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  48. Chhavi says:

    Bikram, don’t worry about the quality of the pictures. They look beautiful! This post touched my very core. The memories of my great grand parents came rushing back. May God bless you!!!

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  49. Kunal says:

    Picture from the picture 🙂
    I guess..the photos gives a feeling of old world…you know..our way of being connected to our roots and past 🙂

    Thank you!
    And also thanks for your visit to my space. Appreciate it!

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  50. Old pictures are beautiful. Loved all of them 🙂

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  51. Madhulika says:

    Great post..!!!
    Family can light up your day… any day 🙂

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  52. Bindu Juneja says:

    Touching! The one look at a grandparent’s face brings peace automatically.
    Unfortunately none is alive now.

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  53. […] GrandFather who always believed me whatever I said , even when I was giving him an eyewash to part with 10,000 […]

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