There’s An Association In J&K Named L.A.W.D.A, And It Has A Strange Connection To Something Down South

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There have been some unfortunate incidences in the past where some associations and organisations have had their fair share of embarrassing abbreviations attached to them. For example –

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Not like we’re hinting at anything. We are loving how the world is using these terms casually now. It’s like speaking in a language only us desis understand.

 

They are also doing it with educational institutions. And the award for the most Honest college in India goes to –

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This has to be the most obviously literal translation of your 4 years in college.

Anyway, let’s discuss about Jammu & Kashmir now. What a gorgeous little state. Makes you want to fight for it, if you know what I mean –

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Lonely Planet

 

There’s nothing that can make your cringe about this picturesque state. Every picture you take is a postcard –

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And to add to the beauty of this state and our internal desi jokes, here’s what they decided to name their lake organisation – L.A.W.D.A (Lake and Waterways Development Association)

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What happens when people protest against ‘Lake issues’? We’re picturing it to be something like this –

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And that’s not it, what happens to people who actually work there? How do they deal with the trauma?

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And it is apparently not doing a great job cleaning sewage and channels either. We’re guessing some dysfunction of sorts…

Twitter: @NigelBritto
Twitter: @NigelBritto

 

And for the weirdly sanskari kids who don’t know what we’re joking about here, well, lawd(a) save you! Here, urban dictionary it – Lawda.

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