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Do You Miss Your College Life?

A friend of mine asked me the other day, “Do you miss your college life?” I was immediately taken aback when I heard it because I didn’t know how to respond to this. I simply said, “I do sometimes,” with pretend smile on my face. He, of course, had a very long answer when I asked him same question. After I reached my apartment, I started to wonder if I really miss my college life. I never thought about it since I graduated from the college; it has almost been a year since I graduated – it’s exactly 359 days.
I have never wondered or thought about my college life because I was always occupied with office works and other non-office works. To put it mildly, I never got time to think about it at all. Yes, many of my friends have accused me of being busy all the time, and forgetful of all the fun things we did together. I guess they are right. I must be busy and forgetful as all my friends agree on this matter unanimously. Guilty as charged. 
But do I really miss my college life? Ummm…

My Opinion: Only Ada Rachu for Women

Kuensel published an article titled “only ada rachu for women” on 27th April, which explicitly stated: “Women across the country will now have to wear only ada rachu on all occasions, according to a circular from the home ministry.”
Since then, many (both men and women) have expressed their utter dislike and criticism for this new regulation.
Here, I would like to take the opportunity to express my personal opinion on this subject, but first let’s break down all the points stated in the article – i.e. to say points made by dzongkhag cultural officers supporting this new regulation. Women are mandated to drape only ada rachus and not patterned rachus for uniformity and to preserve the tradition.As the eight lucky sign patterns was entitled only for Royal Family members, women should wear only ada rachu.In the past, common women wore ada rachus while only Royal Family members wore different patterned rachus that were more elegant.Many women prefer different patterned rachus as they are n…