#112, Dreams Achiever friends

September 29, 2015

(Utsav Popat, Yashpal Sonara and Vivek Vagela start a library for CA students for no cost and one day some rumors against them changed their lives totally) During winter, some notorious mind spread rumors that these guys are distributing woolens and blankets to the poor people. This trio again took it absolutely and as a […]

#111, Three CA students’ library

September 28, 2015

How much money one needs to start a much required library in Rajkot? Utsav Popat, Yashpal Sonara and Vivek Vagela said, “Just pocket money!” To do something really good for needy CA students this trio concocted a thought. CA curriculum books are costly so they collected their pocket money and developed a library where CA […]

#110, Sanjay Rathod, a Media Consultant

September 26, 2015

Daily I land a position offer from MNCs or to proliferate the organizations. For your knowledge, I know almost no English. My life story is embossed frequently on Gujarati daily papers, The Indian Express furthermore on Zee news. I am additionally recompensed by Ex Gujarat CM, Shri Narendra Modi, for my work. Now you would […]

#109, Prospective Medical Student

September 25, 2015

A year back we went to photography in a village some 15km from Rajkot. After the photography session, we went to a tea stall near highway. While the person was making tea I was getting bored. I saw a young guy reading something and making Pan in a shade like shop. Out of curiosity I […]

#108, Skills V/s Education or pure destiny?

September 24, 2015

Bhavik Agheda We have our own factory units for wood working machineries.  When I was in 11th Standard, my grandfather cum guru passed away, my father started enduring health issues and our business started collapsing. At a point, we sold greater part of our business and got ready for a complete shutdown. I left studies and […]

#107, Aakash, Not A Child Labour

September 23, 2015

Take a look at the age of the kid, underage, working as a child labour. That is the future of India. At the point when might we make strides?? Shame on law and order!  That is what you would think looking at the photo? WRONG! This 5th standard student of a government school, a very […]

#106, Uttam Maru, a Visually Challenged Boy

September 22, 2015

“Can you recite 1 Shloka of Gita with precise Sanskrit articulations? My grandson Uttam can. Not only 1 shloka, all 18 Adhyayas of Gita he recites without any mistakes and with exact Sanskrit pronunciations. I left my construction business and now fully concentrating on my grandson, Uttam Maru. He is honoured with Rashtrapati award “Bal […]

#105, Vishvam Thakkar, Chess master

September 21, 2015

I feel so proud when people want a son like me. Why? I am Vishvam Thakkar, 9 years old, studying in 4th Standard Saint Paul school and love playing chess. My showcase is full of trophies and medals and many more are on the way. I also grabbed 3rd rank in all India I-Q Olympiad […]

#104, Ecofriendly Chocolate Ganpati

September 17, 2015

“It pains me tremendously to see the way our environment is exploited in the name of devotion. I just couldn’t bare the sight on the beach after the visarjan. Drunk people dancing on the streets on vulgar film songs blaring from loud speakers is not devotion. I am a commercial designer turned designer baker. I […]

Ganapati Bappa Moria

September 16, 2015

I am feeling very sad to disclose that I add toxic chemicals, colours, increase acid contents and pollute your drinking and daily usage water. I am feeling so bad for you people. But, you only support me doing this. You people decorate me with chemicals, paints etc. and finally immerse me in your precious water […]

# 103, Shri Gulabbhai Jani & Shri Ushaben Jani

September 15, 2015

Whenever I read or hear news of anyone ending life or give up due to failure, I really get so frustrated. Hence, always start reading newspapers from 3rd page because first 2 pages are always about failure and 3rd page being entertainment or sports talks and about achievements. Failures are the tuition fee you pay […]

# 102, Vishal & Kartik

September 13, 2015

Me: “What’s your favourite thing about your friend?” Kartik: “He plays with me, at design classes. Vishal: “Don’t forget I’m a your senior.” Kartik: “Oh yeah, whatever…!” Vishal: “I always help him with his Design work which Sir gives for assignment.” They both are best friends but they can’t live a single day without teasing […]

# 101, Ishwar Gehi, an architect

September 11, 2015

  I admire simplicity, and this interior is in keeping with the simple lifestyle of its occupants. Even when I was in a small town, Mendarda, where I belong to, I always dreamt big. After finishing my studies I settled in Rajkot 25 years back and it was my hard work, luck , and blessing […]

# 100, Mr Vijay Nehra, Municipal Commissioner, Rajkot

September 9, 2015

First of all, I congratulate the team of Faces of Rajkot for such an 00initiative to bring out the uniqueness of the individuals in the form of their stories. Rajkot is a beautiful city and like any other city, there is time in it’s history, like never before, to change the way it is for […]

# 99, A frustrated Lady

September 8, 2015

We prefer to put the photo of the person about whom we are writing but today’s face is faceless. She can be anyone in the crowd. May be it’s your own story. Who knows. A lady approached us and asked us to print her story in bold lines without taking her name. Here are her […]

# 98, Bijal Damani, An Educator

September 5, 2015

Education which does not prepare a student for life – is not education at all. Namaste Rajkotians. This is Bijal Damani, an educator and a life long learner from Rajkot. I firmly believe that EDUCATION is much more than textbooks – it has to have real life connections. And hence I try to prepare my […]