The Eid is just round the corner, while most of the parents are hastening to buy new clothes for their children, these teachers can’t even afford to give Eidi to their kids
The “unemployed youth”, “masked agitators” and jilted lovers drunk on the rhetoric of “separatists” and Zakir Naik stand their ground defiantly and the government, too, is in no mood to relent.
This short-story was first published here Standing outside the black-painted gate of this three-storey house in Srinagar’s volatile Maisuma locality, Junaid moves his hand towards the doorbell. He is perspiring and nervous – a bit frightened, too. It’s mid August... Continue Reading →