Running around in the paddy fields they spent their evenings practicing for the Army recruitments. Together they dreamt of becoming Soldiers to protect and fight for their beloved motherland, shoulder to shoulder.
But little did they know that their country would be partitioned one day and that fate would bring them face to face in the most unaccepted manner…
She stood at the window staring out at the vast expanse of the sky, her eyes reflecting the crystal blue canopy. There was not a Trace of the last night’s storm. The clear skies and calmness that followed after the thunderstorms always amazed her.
She found strength in that. If the skies could scream, bleed and cry the whole night and still be this calm and beautiful the next morning then so could she!
India has always been a land of tolerance! A country that has absorbed and accepted each one. A culturally varied nation with a thriving history of “Pluralism” and the best examples of “Unity in Diversity”.
The concepts to which the wide world is still an apprentice!