Author: Preeti Sharma Menon

Avni - An Obituary

Avni – An Obituary

Asgar Ali Khan shot dead a 6-year-old tigress who was a mother to two 10-month old cubs. Who is Asgar Ali Khan you ask? No one really, just a cold-blooded poacher who had no permission, no right, no business being in the forest. Avni as she was popularly called, or[Read More…]

The speech we will not hear

The speech we will not hear

My dear countrymen, I have given 4 speeches from these very ramparts. Today I come to you as a changed man. I am only going to speak the truth and nothing but the truth. And I am going to keep it brief, trust me. The world has recognized me as[Read More…]

Wind beneath my wings

I remember it as if it was yesterday. I was 11 years old, in the sixth grade. My class teacher said I was the devil’s child and if I didn’t change immediately, I would be condemned forever. Always impervious to the hullabaloo amongst teachers and nuns every time I was[Read More…]

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