“Your wife’s cooking is delicious. You are a lucky man” saab ji remarked as Anand dropped off the tiffin.
Anand distributed the tiffins his “wife” cooked. As he waited for the train home, he transformed. One could see a lady with open hair, wearing a bindi and a bright dupatta.
Anand was Alka, a transgender by birth. Abandoned by family, ridiculed by others, Alka had to pretend to be a man to earn her livelihood.
She looked out of the train’s window wondering when the destination of her true liberty and empowerment would come?