It is unbelievable that even in 2021, a widow is expected to not dress up, wear colours... when will this change?
She is a harbinger of ill luck, they scorned, as Anadi Babu’s dead body was brought in from the police station. A hit-and-run case.
The widows in our society are women just like you or me. Let's understand them and not degrade them with our superstitions and discriminatory beliefs.
She had heard stories of the forbidden land, the widows’ quarters, but little had she imagined it to be so miserable. She quietly followed her husband, why did visiting one’s own mother have to be a secret?
While we understand physical abuse, we rarely comprehend that verbal abuse too can have serious consequences for women.
She couldn’t for the life of her see the goodness around because she had shut her heart to the bright sun and enveloped herself in a dark veil of despair.
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