Winner of The National Balshree Honour 2013. Adityaa has been awarded the title of "Balshree" by National Bal Bhavan, New Delhi in collaboration with HRD Ministry and Government of India.
He is currently pursuing Design as his career at the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad.
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A Game of Guessing
Destiny has always been unfair, Some end up lucky, while some in despair. They touch, feel & read by pressing, Life for them is a game of guessing.
We better agree that our lucks must be bright, We have been gifted with the vision of sight. We know how the sun sets and rises, What the world looks like, what all it comprises.
Impaired but ambitious, Disabled but precious. Each one of them has a different spark. Remember, no blind is afraid of dark.
Writers, teachers, photographers, They have potential we don't see, And sometimes it just occurs to me, Are they blind? Or are we?
We must show gratitude towards this blessing, Our life could've also been a game of guessing.
I go out, Wind blows, rain pours. I board trains, buses, elevators, I change stations, I change floors. I was brought up as a free bird, Not a tamed pigeon. Who'd wear an apron and stay in the kitchen, Well, instead, I wear what I like, I go where I want, when I want, And ride my man's bike. My short clothes are a problem, A bad impression on our national emblem. A slut is what I'll be proclaimed. And They'll be blunt. Girls like me, Are very easy for them to hunt. My narrow jeans is a wrong thing. Their narrow mindset isn't. My short clothes is what they'll point out, They'll whistle, tease and shout. They'll think I'm ready, that I give consent. But when I wore those shorts, that's not what I meant. They think this is a game, They think I wear these because I want fame. First they'll perform an act of shame, Then they'll drag me in the court and then they'll blame. They're all double faced, On the outside they'll tell
Have you ever gone through a mind block ? Felt like putting on pyjamas removing your frock, Resting your head upon something with messy locks, Or putting on chappals instead of formal shoes and socks? Shutting off your eyes and ears to ignore the talks, Disappointed by yourself for you can't think out of the box. After a good deal of scowl and frown, You finally open your eyes, you calm down. Then you start asking questions to yourself, you self-inquire . You realize your paranoia was not so dire. Your brain's extinguished fire, Was not the end of your desire. You pull out negative thoughts from your brain like a wire. You register the flame and reignite your fire, You get up, and start rising. You inspire. - Balshree Adityaa Wagh
Let's change our vocabulary, Let's use she/he instead of he/she. And whoever begs to differ, Just let them be. Let's chuck out the Rickshawala Bhaiyas, And let there be some Rikshawali aunties. Let's be murderers of sadness, And love & affection be our bounties. Let's love all the animals, And not just cats and dogs. And let's call every creature the cutest, Even if they look like hogs. Let's dance and walk around naked, And tell others to do the same. And consider stealing, looting and cheating instead, As a matter of shame. And let being an artist be the greatest profession in the world, And not just a businessman and doctor. Let's not judge people by what they do, And consider the word ‘character'. Let us all take an initiative and enlarge this definition of 'personal space'. And make sure that our eyes are tolerant before we look at this human race. For one day, Just for one day, Let's not follow the hype. For one day, Let's