Literary Impulse
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Literary Impulse

SALVE|SHABDAAWEG| BI-WEEKLY EDITORIAL

Soil From Across Borders

A Request From An Ailing Mother

Gumtree, painting by Lizza Littlewort(Wikipedia Commons)

My father’s side of the family was originally from what is now Bangladesh. During the partition of Bengal, they fled their homes and had to start afresh here, in India. The connection with their roots, where they grew up, was shattered. I remember hearing stories about those lush…

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