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A murderer( 2 min read)

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Reshma peeped inside her daughter's room; she watched her sleep for a while and turned around to leave when she found Avilash standing in front of her. "Why don't you go inside?" He asked. "She doesn't want to see me." "Let me talk to her and -" Reshma had left. She had been in prison for years; Risha was just 6 years old when she left. Reshma couldn't even say bye to her as she was in the hospital fighting trauma of the incident. The day Reshma was freed from the prison, she'd expected to see her daughter waiting to meet her but Risha had left home before she arrived. Avilash had tried hard to cover it up, but eventually gave in to her continuous probing and told her that Risha refused to stay under the same roof with her. Reshma lay down on her bed; these memories flashed before her eyes. All those torturous years in prison had made her stop shedding tears; She stared at the ceiling with a blank face. After Reshma left, Avilash ente…

Happy Wo'men's day

To begin with, let me tell you I'm not here to promote feminism. I prefer supporting a person, without considering their sex before doing so. Since today is International Women's day, I have been getting messages and images on Whats app since morning. Not only that, you will see images and posts of different kind based on women rights on Facebook and Twitter today. Suddenly everyone is so respectful towards women...isn't it? Strange! Because, just yesterday I read somewhere that some orphan girls were molested in an orphanage at some state in India. Anyway, I saw a post this morning on Facebook that says respect a woman for who she is, not what she wears. Well! that's right. But don't forget it the next day when you pass a comment on a woman or a girl saying 'see...what dress she is wearing...that's why rapes happen in India'. Well, I don't really remember whether it was a woman or a man who posted that on Facebook, but I am pretty sure even some wom…