Demonetization And Weekly Markets

On a usual Wednesday morning I wake up before the alarm rings. It’s the weekly market day of Mhaswad. My accommodation being pretty close to the animal market location, the bellows and bleats of the animals are loud enough to work as an alarm. But, on 8th of November, the scene was unusual. Instead of the…

Here Comes The Story Teller!!!

I am a story teller, I am a story teller I can tell a tale, I can tell it well – By a famous African lady story teller Life’s such a mixed bag of stories. Some are happy, some are sad, some are funny, some are mad! But nevertheless, storytelling has always been part of tradition.…

An Ordinary Woman

There’s a woman I see everyday; an ordinary woman. She owns a small tea stall on the platform I catch my daily train from. It’s easy to miss her, for her beauty does not conform to the society’s definition of the word. We’ve never actually talked, just exchanged a few smiles or maybe a hello…

Because I Too Have A Dream

A brief Q&A with a 13 year boy from Village बलिया, Bihar. Well it’s my maiden attempt to speak their language भोजपुरी, it may sound funny (हाहा) but the sole idea of posting this video is to let people know his story. He is somebody who does not like to go to school and I…

Boating In A Cricket Ground

The title may sound a little weird but this is talk of the town in Mhaswad for the last month. When the fellowship journey started, field visits were usual and I had chance to visit nearby places and get familiarized with the surroundings. The town is gifted (not sure though) with the Manganga river. The…

World Alzheimer’s Day

I am working in the health sector for the past few months, and have been feeling accountable to contribute in this area. Just trying to pour my heart out here… “I don’t remember you and you are saying you were sitting with me yesterday. Who are you?” Is it scary? I am sure it is.…