Story of an Uprooted Mango Tree during Cyclone Amphan #prayforbengal

Today, early in the morning, my cousin brother sent me this picture. This is the picture of our ancestral home in the suburbs of Kolkata. This one image depicts the damage and devastation my home state West Bengal went through in one evening due to cyclone Amphan. It was hard to recognise my own home, … Continue reading Story of an Uprooted Mango Tree during Cyclone Amphan #prayforbengal

‘(Y)ou are a Bad Mom’- Says the Whatsapp Mommies #A-ZChallenge2020

When I feel like a confident and 'situation-under-control' Mom, I just need to read messages on one of the Mommy groups on Whatsapp. Immediately, my confidence shatters like a house of cards. There are precisely two places on Earth that can shatter my confidence as a woman. The first one is a beauty parlor and … Continue reading ‘(Y)ou are a Bad Mom’- Says the Whatsapp Mommies #A-ZChallenge2020

Xenophobia during Coronavirus Pandemic #A-ZChallenge2020

Covid19 has aggravated Xenophobia especially Sinophobia all over the world. For obvious reasons the Chinese are the worst affected. The conspiracy theories that are doing the rounds point fingers towards the Communist regime of China. As a result many common Chinese people are getting targeted. However, in many cases many non-Chinese mongoloid people are becoming … Continue reading Xenophobia during Coronavirus Pandemic #A-ZChallenge2020