She stood up and then did something odd. Something volunteers rarely did on a first meeting. She touched Anu’s feet. A simple gesture, yet not.
Mandira exercised her right to send off her partner the way she chose, and has inspired many; but will it intrinsically change anything in brahminical patriarchal?
Trolls descended on the grieving Mandira since she didn't wear the traditional garb of a grieving widow, and she also did her late husband's last rites herself.
Who is accountable for all the loss of life and human dignity in this second wave of COVID that could have been managed better?
Let's understand that while we celebrate, days like Mother's Day might not be a happy time for all around, especially not in the current times.
How does one quantify or qualify grief? Does it hurt less if a loved one lived well, lived a full life, or died peacefully?
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