Some Fond memories: An Excerpt From My Unpublished Memoirs

As for the village population; that could broadly be categorized into two types. One local people i.e. those who had been living there before the partition. The others had migrated from India after the partition. They had everything in common, save a slight difference in their accent, and it was nothing more than a nuance. … Continue reading Some Fond memories: An Excerpt From My Unpublished Memoirs

My Village: An Excerpt From My Unpublished Memoirs

My village was rather small in terms of population and housing units. It comprised more or less 200 houses. It had two parts with a large pond (chappar) in the center. It was a no-man's-land, a shamlat. The pond normally used to be dry. But during the rainy season, it overflowed with muddy water. The … Continue reading My Village: An Excerpt From My Unpublished Memoirs

An unforgettable Incident with Baba Khadam alias Khadoo Wireless: An Amusing Chapter From My Memoirs

It was a case of sheer misunderstanding on Baba Khadam’s part. He complained about my alleged misconduct to my grandfather. He told my grandfather, “Your elder grandson had grossly misbehaved with me and called me Putter (son)”. Let me first share the incident with you. I was probably in primary school then. As all children … Continue reading An unforgettable Incident with Baba Khadam alias Khadoo Wireless: An Amusing Chapter From My Memoirs

An Inveterate Liar-Mr. Naanngoo: An Amusing Chapter From My Memoirs

This blog post belongs to the "My Memoirs" series. In this series, I have already introduced you to three weirdly amusing characters from my childhood days. Here, I am going to acquaint you with another memorable personality. Mr. Naanngoo He was indeed a fantastic character! I do not know what his real name was. Even … Continue reading An Inveterate Liar-Mr. Naanngoo: An Amusing Chapter From My Memoirs