On the verge....

By Digvijay Samir
Feb 12 2019 3 min read

While standing in the kitchen, Sushma heard a voice ‘Ok bye mom’. Wait! Wait! Get some food first. Come on yaar it’s too late. “Bye dad”. Then she heard a heavy voice ‘Best of luck beta ‘. It was her husband’s voice wishing their daughter for her first presentation in her office. She is working for a tech giant since past few months after completing her masters. Sushma asked almost running from kitchen to the hall ‘Where is she?’ She is gone, don’t worry she’ll eat something from her office canteen, Mahesh replied. She returned to kitchen. While standing there, she began to think of a time almost thirty years ago. It was the time when she was an unmarried girl just like her daughter Mahi. She always wanted to be a doctor, but no one in her family supported that. Although she was from a well-educated family her father started searching for a suitable groom when she completed her higher secondary level. She raised her voice against her marriage but no one cared. She got heena in her hands before her graduation. B

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