Cage of Independence!

Day was humid. The overcast sky had just let the sun to make its appearance. Puddles of mud and accumulated rainwater were here and there on the street of a village in Punjab. The first house on the street was of Rajesh Rao; Rao family, the Hindu family, had been living in that house for…

Oh! Happy Independence Day!

“Come on. This is our nation’s day. We got to do something!” He exclaims with a touch of pride in his voice. Such are the days that make it harder to single out the real pride, if present, from the delectation of being gifted with an official holiday. It has been more than an hour…