Hail That Healer!

The National Doctors’ Day is celebrated in India on July 1 to honor the legendary physician Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy. As long as people are being saved, the comparison is purely justified. Maybe the Doctor cannot save his patients in a flick unlike the Almighty but the point is he too can. Let us thank them who heal us against all bad health!

Remembering the mother!

I do try, though. There are days when I stand in the barren living room or the kitchen and I keep looking. The rooms might be empty but they are haunted by your memories and a multitude of physical reminiscences, too … It’s a pity that I’ll never get to see you scorn when I wished you Happy Mother’s Day. It’s a pity that you had to go too fast and too soon. It’s a pity that I didn’t even get the chance to say a goodbye …

दादी का घर!

अगले दिन रवानगी है। तभी बात ही बात में बच्चे अपनी माँ से पूछ बैठते हैं, “कल दादी के घर पहुँच जायेंगे न?” …
असली सास-बहू ऐसी होती हैं, टीवी सीरियलों वाले नकली और खोखले किरदारों से एकदम अलग। यह भारतीयता है, भारतीय आचार है, भारतीय परिवार है …