The Internet Chronicles

In a hostel room in Rourkela lived a NITian. Not a nasty, dirty, wet room, filled with rats and lizards but a room nonetheless: it was hostel room, and that means no comfort.

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NIT Rourkela: A Story of Undoing

NIT Rourkela came as a surprise to me. First. I didn’t expect to be selected to an NIT outside my home state, Jharkhand. Second, when I saw the hostel room (well it was a dormitory) where I was supposed to stay. I stayed for a night in MV Hall (a.k.a Hall 2) before admissions. That room, tiled, well ventilated and clean was a huge departure from the six seater, cob-webbed, broken windowed and just supporting doors of the room I saw the next day in DBA. The first day in the campus gave a glimpse of how NIT Rourkela has been undoing every good thing it possesses.

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A New Beginning

As a new year and new semester begins an ode to the old year would be best summed up in a verse from a poem by Alfred lord Tennyson.

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