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Life

It’s been 15 days since you passed onto the happier World; 14 days since we rested your body 6 feet under. Wow, time flies, sister. How have you been though? I am sure you are being spoilt with happiness by our two brothers up there. Have you met Grandpa yet? I

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Society

So, it’s my first year in Delhi -2011- and almost ran over by a car. The same car does the same s*** to an old woman crossing the road and then seconds later screeched to a halt because a big fat Indian cow was taking its ungodly time to cross

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Life

He gave her his rib And tried to own her. But hey, men! How do you own the womb that conceived you? He then gave her his seed And tried to own her. But hey, men! How do you own the womb that conceived you? He broke her knees

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Life

With a soft grunt, he rolled off his warm bed, Slipped on the rubber shoes under the bed, Pulled over the windproof jacket The knitted muffler dangling on the chair, And walked out the door closing behind him with a fading creak. Soon after, she got off the bed too.

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Society

(this piece was originally written for Nagadao bi-yearly magazine by NSUD April-October 2016 issue) “when women move forward the family moves, the villages moves, and the nation move… employment gives economic status to women, economic status gives way to social status and thereby empowerment” ~ Jawaharlal Nehru It’s been a