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Daily Question # 377 October 30, 2009

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We are lazy and drunk tonight. So a simple one for the night. Significance of this act? (Eminently tin-eye-able so please don’t strain your grey cells, if any)

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Quoting from The Hindu, as well as their Chief Correspondent in Yangon, Mr. Hiregange:

HOMAGE: President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam pays homage at the Bahadur Shah Zafar’s mazar in Dagon township of Yangon on Thursday. — PHOTO: PTI

Manjith, Arun, Anil Raghavan, V Chandrasekar, Kamal Rathi, saiganesh2000, abhishek chakraborty, Freestyler, Mann and the Scuba Diving correspondent got it dead right. Read abhishek chakraborty’s comment for details>

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1. kmanjith - October 30, 2009

Kalam paying a visit to the tomb of Bahadur Shah Zafar, last Mughal Emperor, buried in Rangoon/Yangon.

Had seen this pic recently..that helped 😉

2. Arun - October 31, 2009

APJ in Yangon, answering the last mughal’s lament.

3. anil raghavan - October 31, 2009

president kalam offering floral tribute at bahadur sha zafar’s tomb.the emperor had lamented if any will do for him in a foreign land

4. Arun Hiregange - October 31, 2009

HOMAGE: President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam pays homage at the Bahadur Shah Zafar’s mazar in Dagon township of Yangon on Thursday. — PHOTO: PTI

5. v.chandrashekar - October 31, 2009

abdul kalam paying homage to bahadur shah zafar

6. Kamal Rathi - October 31, 2009

President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam pays homage at the Bahadur Shah Zafar’s mazar in Dagon township of Yangon

7. saiganesh2000 - October 31, 2009

After more than 140 years, President A.P. J. Abdul Kalam addressed the dying lament of India’s last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar by offering floral tributes and reciting the fatiha at his grave. Mr. Kalam visited the mausoleum to offer floral tributes, light candles and donate a chador brought from the dargah of Sufi Saint Nizamuddin Auliya.

8. abhishek chakraborty - October 31, 2009

President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam paying homage at the Bahadur Shah Zafar’s mazar in Dagon township of Yangon .just before bahadur shah zafar passed away in a British Army officer’s garage here, following the failure of the 1857 war of independence, the poet-king Bahadur Shah Zafar wrote: “Who would pray on my behalf? Or bring me a bunch of flowers? Who would light a candle for me? I am nothing but a gloomy tomb.”so on behalf of the nation apj kalam paid respect to him.

9. Freestyler - November 1, 2009

Laying of flowers at the tomb of the last Mughal emperor by Dr. Kalam in Burma, supposedly his last wish…

10. Mann - November 1, 2009

Following the failure of the 1857 war of independence, the poet-king Bahadur Shah Zafar wrote: “Who would pray on my behalf? Or bring me a bunch of flowers? Who would light a candle for me? I am nothing but a gloomy tomb.”
This is the pic of Dr. Kalam bringing a bunch of flowers and lighting a candle for Bahadur Shah Zafar

11. Arun Hiregange - November 2, 2009

Just realized who the scuba diving correspondent refers to.


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