Double-digit celebration for Citizen Matters

I was very happy to participate in the gathering to mark Citizen Matters’ turning 10. Though on the fringe, I have followed “CitMat”‘s (as I call it) fortunes, and it’s not an easy “matter” to be uncompromising about one’s principles while trying to survive as an e-magazine.

CitMat timeline, Blr, 220918

We enjoyed the team talking about various incidents in the past, and what I liked was that the journey was depicted as it was…with the highs and the lows.

The CitMat team, 10 years, Blr, 220918

The CitMat team celebrated in a heritage building, beautifully restored and maintained, and posed for a group photo.

Smiles after 10 years, CitMat, Blr, 220918

A radiant Meera with some of the many friends who surround and support her.

I was able to put faces to many of the names I have been seeing, reading and following.

Here’s wishing Citizen Matters the best for the journey ahead!

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