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Imagine All Jobs



Tuesday, June 26, 2007


Those who don’t understand the meaning of Babu, let me explain the meaning of this specific term. Babus were a specific social category of people under British India, who pretended to be intellectual people but had no quality and inner knowledge to excel in their life. Although their economic conditions were poor, they lead life styles just like kings. Their funny way of living were ridiculed in a humourous manner by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay ( known as ‘Sahityasamrat’ or the Caesar of Bengali Literature ). With passing of decades, Babus’ characters have also changed. Babu community now exists not within the state of Bengal but also in other states of India and around the world. Below I’m giving some examples to make you better understand the definition of modern Babus : -

1 ) Those who work in big offices, earn big bucks, spend bigger bucks and pretend that they are a big saver of money, are called Babus.

2) Those who are great cricket fans, have taken autographs of at least fifty renowned cricketers till now but never touched a bat or ball in their lives, are called Babus.

3) Those who are health conscious, conducts blood donation camps and free health check-up camps in their localities, view yoga classes on television and finally eat lots junk foods and spicy foods with their friends, families on streets, are called Babus.

4) Those who are strict protestors of global warming , read journals and newspaper articles on Global Warming, oppose emission of greenhouse gases in the environment and finally cut off green ‘bushes’ around their houses or localities, are called Babus.

5) Those ban showing adult scenes on TV, slap newspapers and magazines for publishing half – naked pictures and obscene contents, but have no objection for young adults going to central parks ( or lovers’ parks ) or kissing in public, are Babus.

6) Those who speak fluently in English, bag top call centre jobs easily, earn huge money per month and have no written or grammatical knowledge in English, are called Babus.

7 ) Those people of democracy who are believer of individual freedom, who boost off themselves as world’s most civilized, noble and humanist people and finally snatch the freedom Iraq and its countrymen, are called Babus. ( International Babus )

8 ) Those who are part of media, advertise publicly that they are the messenger of truth, courage and impartial attitude and publish only those ‘impartial’ letters of readers such that they get publicity and their sales get higher, are called Babus.

9 ) Those who attend classical songs’ concerts monthly, write at least one poem bi – monthly, try to show intellectualism in their talks daily but never miss going to night clubs on weekends, are called Babus.

10 ) Those supervise work of others, suggest in ‘innovative scientific ways’ how to easily do several works in minimum time, have not followed those ‘innovative scientific ways’ in their own life and their suggestions finally slow down or stop other people’s works, are called Babus.

11 ) Those who don’t have their degree in political science, always criticize government by telling them what to do and what not to do, better understand policies than any other minister and waste their time and political knowledge debating inside tea or coffee shops, are called Babus.

12 ) Those who believe in ‘natural beauty’, claim that they don’t use any cream, body lotion, hair colour, scent, sun glasses etc. and finally cover their bald heads in wearing wigs like cinema superstars’ styles are called Babus.

13) Those who are multiplex movie goers, watch superhit movies on first day first show basis, always go in big groups and after watching movies like Spiderman 3 conclude that Peter Parker’s aunts’ name in the movie was Kirsten Dunst ---- they are called Babus.

14) Those who act bad in movies, act worse in TV serials, act worst in local plays but superb in Page 3 parties in front of photographers are called Babus.

15) Those businessmen whose employees use wireless laptops, have iPods at home but do not know how to check and send email themselves are called Babus.

16) Those who drink mineral water at home, drink alcohol at parties, drink milk in front of children and finally drink special soft drinks to meet with their favourite celebrities on road, are called Babus.

17) Those who are political leaders, have lost control or power in their own states, have no ethics / principle at all and support the same person for country’s highest post for the second time just to stay in the limelight of media, are called Babus.

18) Those who are jobless, eat and live from their father’s money, daily borrow money from their mother and finally spend all the money on their lovers, are called Babus.

19) Those local people who have 8 mobile post – paid connections / landline connections, 10 credit cards, have taken 12 personal loans for various purposes but never pay back bills / interests / amounts of any of these are called Babus.

20 ) Those who in their childhood think text books as bogus substances, call professors' notes as garbage in their youths, has no reading habit and comprehension power and never hesitate to call others' writings or blogs as 'GARBAGE' container are called Babus. ( Actually, they have 'GARBAGE IN'-side their brains, that's why they see 'GARBAGE OUT'-side everywhere. )

21) Last but not the least, those who are lazy persons and like to sleep all the time, think like life is all play and no work, have no positive attitude for hard work and excelling in life and only know how to chat, net – surfing and write web – articles on internet ( i.e. persons like Bishnu Kumar Ganguram ), are called Babus.

Apart from these types, there are plenty of Babus found in our society. You have to ‘imagine all’ other types of Babus. I think, that’s your ‘job’ not mine.

So, get in touch with this Babu. With love, yours ‘Babu’,Bishnu Kumar Ganguram.

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