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After 48 hours

By Nishi Pulugurtha
We did go out on weekends, to her favourite restaurant, to the local shops, to do shopping, to malls. She enjoyed it all. But then, I needed to hold her hand as if she were a little child who could be lost in the crowds.

Forty-Eight Hours

By Nishi Pulugurtha
On 8 November 2010, I left for work at my usual time. Quarter past ten, I called home to tell my mother that I had reached. My dad passed away two years ago and my mother stayed at home alone; it became my habit to call her up frequently through the day. The phone rang, no one answered.

Spice and Life: Women Writing in a Local Train

By Nishi Pulugurtha
We chose the name, “Panchphoron” (পাঁচ ফোড়ন), for the magazine. In Bengali, “Panchphoron” literally means five spices; it is whole spice blend consisting of fenugreek seeds, nigella seeds, cumin seeds, black mustard seeds and fennel seeds mixed in equal proportions.