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Somebody should bell the cat!

Somebody should bell the cat! By Dr. Mrs. Hilda Raja

I know about World Vision personally because many of my students were recruited to work in it. But invariably at the interview the question which they asked is about “evangelisation”. Even a friend of mine who had applied for a chartered accountant post in response to an advertisement, was asked not of his professional and knowledge skills but about evangelisation. He came home and shared this with me and wanted to know if World Vision was a purely a development organization or one for evangelisation. Poor fellow does not know that development is the cover up for its evangelisation.

At a public meeting I raised this issue in Chennai. I had even responded to Mani Shankar Iyer who stated that to his knowledge there is not a single Christian development agency involved in evangelisation. I reacted to that by citing the case of World Vision. It was published in the papers. I can cite quite a few examples. World Vision will not recruit a si…

Khudiram Bose

Remembering the people who fought for our freedom :)

He was 18 years ,7 months 11 days old AT THE TIME OF HIS HANGING—barely a legal adult :(

Khudiram Bose(3 December 1889 – 11 August 1908) was a Bengali revolutionary, one of the youngest revolutionaries early in the Indian independence movement.