#National Writing Competition

Vinay Kamtikar (Kamti)

Sales Professional. Multilinguist, Multicultural experience . Has a sense of History n has a Funny Bone.
Sales Professional. Multilinguist, Multicultural experience . Has a sense of History n has a Funny Bone.

Pyaaz Pakode (Onion Fritters), Quirky Observations

Books by Vinay Kamtikar (kamti)

Pyaaz Pakodas ... Onion Fritters are the most favorite muchies in India. Slices of Onions , mixed with ajwain and dipped in gram flour and then deep fried, they are served with a dash of salt,lemon,mint/tamarind chutney as accompaniement with/simply like that with tea/meals or even drinks. A Pakoda on the tongue opens up the brain and people become vibrant and lively to discuss on anything/something/everything or even nothing at all. A spicy and tingling ice b

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Pandemic Times Tantrums ... tann trr umms !

Books by Vinay Kamtikar (kamti)

The Pandemic times are possibly the most terrible memories that those who lived through it will have faced. The memories are incredible .... true to the statement , Fact is stranger than Fiction. The times have left us worried, confused, troubled and ... even made us laugh. Who would have thought that an entire year would, literally, Zoom past .... on our laptops. And we would be not just wedded but caged with our spouses and immediate families too. "Familiari

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Eid ka Chand

By Vinay Kamtikar (Kamti) in Stories | Reads: 92 | Likes: 0

I am a Hindu but Ramzan is a very special day in my life. I saw my wife, for the first time , on thee Ramzan day. I had been looking for suitable matches for long; and not yet found a match to match my aspirations. During that period , I had been to Kadapa, a district headquarters, in then  undi  Read More...

Published on Feb 21,2021 10:02 PM

"City"jan .... "Viruswallahs"

By Vinay Kamtikar (Kamti) in Humour & Comedy | Reads: 116 | Likes: 0

Before Covid19 times, we the urban folk ... "City"jan , would always mock at the Rural folk as "Dehati" / "Gaonwallahs".  Now, the Rural folk are mocking at us ... "City"jan as ... "VIRUSWALLAHS" ... ahh.  Read More...

Published on Jun 12,2020 07:29 AM

Covid19 too to be Quarantined ??

By Vinay Kamtikar (Kamti) in General Literary | Reads: 140 | Likes: 1

Covid 19 Virus n hence Quarantine Poicy has taught us that ... everytime someone comes home from outside/away/abroad ... he/she should be kept in isolation and quarantined, for some time. So that, they do not suddenly infect/overwhelm and attack the Original Status Quo : Peace and Quiet ... with the  Read More...

Published on Jun 10,2020 11:20 AM

Air/Road/Rail travel dont do .. next 21 days mat Carona

By Vinay Kamtikar (Kamti) in Humour & Comedy | Reads: 113 | Likes: 0

Possibly,  please don't do Air/Road n Train Travel for minimum 21 days, after Lockdown opens. Why? The birds have got used to... Having the skies only for themselves. No Aeroplanes so, Birds are not Following Lanes, doing Wheeling , reckless diving, jet crashing, flying fearlessly n careless  Read More...

Published on Apr 29,2020 01:00 PM

STD and How Night Life Changed in 1980s

By Vinay Kamtikar (Kamti) in Humour & Comedy | Reads: 324 | Likes: 1

In the 1980s, STD only meant  : Subscribers Trunk Dialling ; and NOT STD, as we know it. Today, India has the youngest population (< 35 years) in the World. It also boasts for the millennials , many millennium cities :  glitzy, entertainment options, Pubs and cater to every cuisine in t  Read More...

Published on Apr 23,2020 12:35 PM

BCG vs Corona Virus

By Vinay Kamtikar (Kamti) in True Story | Reads: 117 | Likes: 0

On the Corona Virus infection threat, BCG : Bacillus Calmette Guerin, has been discussed by many, as a possible reason for better immunity amongst Indians. BCG injection was an integral part of vaccinaton in primary schools in the 1980s, in India. Most of us , who got inoculated, possibly still ha  Read More...

Published on Apr 14,2020 07:17 PM

Service at the Motherland

By Vinay Kamtikar (Kamti) in Humour & Comedy | Reads: 148 | Likes: 0

we have 38 flats in our Apartment Complex. and 3 Security Personnel . Even in these troubled times, The Security are on duty 24 hours, rosterwise. Nearby , all the small eateries and bandis (or thelaas) are closed; and these ppl are now severely inconvenienced. The Apartment Committee proposed that   Read More...

Published on Apr 14,2020 12:09 PM

Some ... Samosa

By Vinay Kamtikar (Kamti) in Poetry | Reads: 237 | Likes: 1

Some ... Samosa. A Childhood Challenge : Plump / Fluffy/ Potato Filled / Spicy / Sweet/ Tempting / High Calorific / Geometrical/Economical ... the Perfectly Pleasant Sinful Desi Delight is the ... Samosa ! Looking back ... 40 odd years ago ... it offered the ultimate challenge to me ... then a 5 ye  Read More...

Published on Apr 8,2020 07:36 PM

Chapati khane k liye ... Corona say bhi panga legaa

By Vinay Kamtikar (Kamti) in Humour & Comedy | Reads: 129 | Likes: 1

In these Corona Virus infection threat afflicted times, have been seeing lots of fb group posts of many Maharashtrian singles,  bachelors especially , struck in Bengaluru/Hyderabad  on their severe turmoil in living without their traditional foods ... Chapati/ Amti/ Zhunka/Koshimbir;   Read More...

Published on Apr 7,2020 01:13 PM

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