Sulekha-Penguin ‘India Smiles’ contest

Like hundreds, I have also submitted my story for the Sulekha-Penguin ‘India Smiles’ contest.

It is a unique contest aimed at promoting humor writing. One of my Blog readers had suggested that I participate…and I did.

Here is the story I have sent. Read it, and if you like it…leave a comment.

Titled: A Beggar`s Paradise

What is in it for me?

1st prize $2000 or Rs.1,00,000
1st runner up $200 or Rs.10,000
2nd runner up $200 or Rs. 10,000
Early Bird Prize $100 or Rs. 5000

Important: The 30 best stories get published by Penguin Books.

Unfortunately, today is the last day…if you still want to make it…Click Here

By Jamshed V Rajan

Jammy, as Jamshed V Rajan is affectionately called, is a wannabe stand up comedian. He has a funny take on most things but documents only some of them. If you are interested in chatting up with him, do drop him an email at or message him at +919650080255.

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