secondary school teacher who teaches fixed and flexible exchange rates while writing haiku . so humble that he does not want to use i and capital letters . he lives in a far corner of the north eastern india . genetically a mongoloid by look and food . he speaks a tibeto-burman language known as ‘meiteilon’ or manipuri . writing is his passion since childhood . in his college years , he accidentally found a copy of the book , ” the wind cannot read ” , by Richard Mason in the public library (burnt down for some protest, built up a newer one with lesser old classic novels and poetries).
the title page quotes the poem from which the title is taken and is written below
“Though on the sign it is written:
‘Don’t pluck these blossoms’ —
it is useless against the wind,
which cannot read.”
— JAPANESE POEM
the novel and the quote intrigued him and later he knew the quote was a haiku . this gradually motivated him in his later years of writing haikus . nowadays he writes haikus every day and night .