Valentine's day in IIT Delhi


So it's the time of the year again when Delhi University (DU) girls are a common topic and laughing at the girls from Himadri or Kailash hostels in the name of being "not good enough" and yet secretly wanting.. Welcome to the junta of IIT Delhi. The place where the sex ratio stands at 10:1 and where a hundred boys goes crazy over one or two better looking girls among the lot.

It Girls from IP College in IIT Delhi hostel is not uncommon for the young lover boys in the hostels of IIT Delhi to mock at girls amongst his peers, yet secretly have a hidden folder somewhere in his laptop named after her and pictures downloaded off facebook and whatsapp. Now now.. Don't act like as though you have no idea of what I'm talking about. Admit it. "Be a man" as Russell Peters would put it.

Yes, it is also the time of the year when I'm most often approached by the boys to introduce me some "north eastern chicks" who likes to party and drink. The "easy" ones, they would say. These are my boys and showing them middle finger is a usual thing. Can't change the mindset overnight. An auto wallah puts it, "No offense brother but the girls from your place do party a little too hard. Drink too much and do all sort of things". I had to defend and so replied, "Be it a girl or a boy, irrespective of where they come from, time have change. Everybody drinks and party." But he was quicker to his defense, "Look brother, I have lived long enough and ferried thousands of passengers. Don't be mad at me but I'm only telling you of what I see everyday". Yes, a few girls and boys do have a neck to party hard and unknowingly spoil the image of the rest of us from the North East.

Anyways, coming back to the IIT Delhi campus, it is a freaking big deal to be able to talk to a girl. I remember sitting next to a girl and saying, "hi" and to which she turned to her friend and said, "isn't this Ningning? How flirtatious". Yes, it's beyond believe. Its insane. Its impossible. There are however quiet a friendly ones to make an exception. Frankly speaking, getting into a relationship with the opposite sex here is a very big deal, an achievement if I may add. I'm surprise somebody hasn't put it on his resume for fun's sake. Who knows, the HR might like you for your creativity haha.. People talk, "she isn't good enough for him. Look at her complexion, so dark!" or "he is such a jerk, she should have been with me" and goes the conversations. Almost all the students mock at the guys having girlfriends from within the campus citing their looks as the main reason but deep down, jealousy is a bitch.. Come on, if any girl shows interest, you would go for her with your tails wagging. Its IIT Delhi, you don't have a choice. Beggars can't be choosers. Yes, I know we live in the 21st century but damn LOL

This is also the time of the year when a few handful boys will try out the roads taken by many of the seniors before them. Tips and Tricks will be shared, spoils will be enjoyed as they drive out with money in their pockets. HIV on Valentines Day but convincing themselves that such a dreadful disease can't get them. I'm not judging. As long as they are happy. Wait.. why am I saying this? I really don't know. It's my personal blog and I'm just sharing what comes to my mind.

Yes, getting into a relationship is a mess, its painful, its pitiful from a different angle, its crazy but if you haven't, give it a shot. You Only Live Once. Fall in love, have a heart break, fall in love again with another. It will hurt you more but it won't kill you.

Remember, "the most beautiful girl is the loneliest" – Charlie Sheen. Make a list and start from the top. Walk up to her and surprise yourself with something simple as, "I've fancied you long enough and would like to know you better. Join me for dinner tonight." And smile. If she says "No. I've got plans already", don't sweat it out. Hurry up, you have the next girl on your list to ask out ☺

What about me, some self style love guru on the Valentine's Day be doing? Well, I'll probably be taking my awesome 5 years old nephew, Jethro for shopping. Buy him the ironman costume he's been asking for weeks now. Love for my 3 nephews, priceless.

Photo Credit: The girls in the picture are from IP college, Delhi University perhaps on their way to attend "Socials" at IIT Delhi and taken from 

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