A Thousand Splendid Suns – Book Review

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Words have power to move the world. It has been proven on uncountable occasions and in uncountable ways. They have power to melt toughest of hearts and they can even strengthen weakest of hearts. And when words come out of the pen of a poet, they can awaken society to the world existing around it! Khaled Hosseini’s poetical prose in his novel ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’ has left me stunned by the blazing light streaming from those thousand splendid suns.  Continue reading “A Thousand Splendid Suns – Book Review”

New Year Message to Soldiers

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Back in 1999, little school girls are told that they have to make Rakhis for the soldiers. The country was at war. It was a crucial time. However unknown to the seriousness of the issue, girls prepared Rakhis and sealed them in envelopes carrying their names and school names. I was one of them. I just did that as a part of instruction given by my teachers.

Few months later, a peon comes to my class and hand out my class teacher an envelope. Continue reading “New Year Message to Soldiers”