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

Lost

D said ‘we are lost’. D pressed my arms and said ‘boss is going to kill us’. I said ‘before that tiger is going to eat us’. There was no network in our mobiles. It was dark inside the forest even during daylight. After wandering the forest for almost two hours, suddenly, D said with … Continue reading Lost

Get Out

‘Get out’ said the librarian calmly. I stood confused, holding the book that I had just picked up from the bookshelf. I was trying to think of the offence that I might have committed. The librarian repeated once again in a soft tone ‘Please get out’. I have been using this isolated library since four … Continue reading Get Out