English_Master June 4, 2016 No Comments
GUJARAT EARTHQUAKE (26TH JAN. 2001): LASHING OF NATURE An Earthquake is a natural phenomenon and a calamity par excellence. Scientists believe that when the lava in the depths of the earth moves from one place to another, or twists, it causes the earth to shake, and we call it an earthquake. This movement can be mild and absolutely harmless and sometimes even not felt by most men. However, if the quake or tremor is strong it can be grave, causing grievous consequences to man, and his property. It is the magnitude of this shaking of the earth which enables us to understand the magnitude of the damage done. This is beauteous. The damage is in direct proportion to the speed of the movement of the earth. Scientists have this explanation to the occurrence of an earthquake but, philosophically and spiritually, it is believed by holy men that, this happens only when sin increases more than the earth can bear. There are several areas of the world that are prone to earthquakes and in these areas. India is also one. Within India the most earthquake prone areas are Gujarat, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and even Delhi. The latest in the line of occurrina earthquakes is the one that came in the...
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