Every nation, culture or society has some annoying habits but being an Indian myself, I wish my fellow men to give up these 10 Indian habits.
Its high time we leave these habits as they reflect a bad picture.
10 Indian Habits we should give up-
Breaking traffic rules
We cut the Queues. We Break the Traffic signals. We don’t respect Traffic Cop.
Turn the newspaper and you will read about endless incidents proving my point.
The light just turned green. Give it a few seconds before you tap hard on the Horn. And if someone blocked you in and can’t move (of course unintentionally), honking will not solve that issue, either.
Lets be patient.
Peeking into someone’s life
We are so much interested in others lives – What they are doing? What they are wearing? Where they are going?
Concern is good but throwing too many questions to a stranger or just a known person is really awkward.
Many Aunts can be seen who are more interested in lives of Neighbor’s Children.
We put Caste above everything else- Yes, above humanity too.
We kill our children to save the false pride of the caste, We are always ready to burn Country’s resources to ashes to get our illogical demands met, We divert our jobs to the non-deserving in the name of caste, We ban the entry of people in religious places.
This all reflects Ignorance.
We are ahead in this race of tagging the people and places based on our own perceptions.
Gender stereotypes, Social stereotypes, Religious stereotypes, Geographical stereotypes and so on.
Treating human beings as Gods
We live in a country where every Religion has its own God but we do not get enough of it that we treat human beings as Gods.
Celebrities, Politicians or self-proclaimed God-men. We build temples on their names, We pour milk over their statues and above all, we waste our precious time following them.
Interesting read- Our obsession with celebrities
Spewing Paan wherever we find a corner, Spitting in open places, Flushing and picking nose publicly, Spilling Garbage on the streets- All are common sight seeing in India.
Educated or Illiterate, Rich or Poor- Nothing prevent us from indulging in the act.
Once, I tried to tackle it Gandhi style- Read here
Scribbling on Heritage buildings
We Indians love to tell the world about our visit to the particular place. Scribbling the names for proclaiming love is unethical.
It takes years to build the heritage and a minute to destroy- Preserve it. Its Ours.
Feeling pride in being late
We are not punctual, we do not respect Others time and we do all this with pride.
Scuffle over Parking Space
Abusing, Collar-catching, Quarreling and believe me, Murdering is in rage- just to get a vehicle parked.
Wait guys, you will get another space but not another life.
Having said that, I love my Country and countrymen but we would be good examples for our Kids if we banish these so-called Indian habits.
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