“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… Read More The ‘girl’ on the train
His 10 year old’s eyes twinkled. One could feel the passion in his voice. He spoke of the brightness around him, fascinated by nature and how grateful he was for every moment on this beautiful planet. I was getting through a messy divorce and at a point contemplated even suicide. A chance meeting brought us… Read More My 10 year old teacher!
Author’s Note: If you have not read part 1 of the story, Click here before you continue reading part 2. His heart was beating fast but hoped the tension would not show on his face. The disinterested policeman asked a few routine questions and then waved the van by. A check of the van’s boot would… Read More A path that led nowhere – Part 2 of story
Nina was ecstatic. Winning an athletics gold medal for India had been her lifelong dream. It was the culmination of years of gruelling training and combating all physical and mental odds. As her name came over the announcer’s mike, she got a standing ovation. She imagined this moment many times staring out of the hospital… Read More When dream becomes reality