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Breakthology is a venture of Tarunjit Singh Bachcher, a top organisation performance coach in India. Good to see the shiny new website of Breakthology.

Kalam-Musharraf conversation- please forgive my deja-vu!

I was fairly amused to read excerpts from former President Kalam's former secretary PM Nair's book via this report, which gives a real description of the conversation between Kalam and Musharraf as it happened.

 

“Mr President, like India you also have a lot of rural areas,” Kalam said, and put a poser, “Don’t you think we should both do whatever is possible to develop them on priority?” As Musharraf said “Yes”, Kalam wasted no time to detail his “favourite” subject of Providing Urban Facilities in Rural Areas (PURA). It took 26 minutes to brief Musharraf on PURA.

The duration of this meeting was 30 mins.

That kind of reminded me of my own post, done about a year back, which was titled,"Humour:A conversation between Presidents Kalam and Musharraf which never happened".

Musharraf: Mr. President, my entire country right upto every single child wants…. Kalam: Ah, children. In my last five years, I have met two lakh children every year and conveyed the value of science, human values and hard work. Infact, hard work can shape up your destiny. A girl from Meghalaya asked me recently…

So, now it is true, my post title is wrong - the conversation happened! Read my post here.

Comments

Unknown said…
Whats up, Demo?No new posts?You busy, I dont believe it!!
Rajesh Kumar said…
Sara..thanks for the goading. But don't you believe truth is stranger than fiction?!!!

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