Many people justify this because they are affluent. They justify it by saying that one should spend as per their means and show their affluence as a form of gratitude to the Lord. Hence, this is not to be considered extravagance; this is merely spending as per means.
The fact that every other institution is working in full capacity is the question. If every other place was cleared for opening and operating, why not schools? If public transport is functional without any social distance or masks on people’s faces, why not schools?
Women do not simply marry because they are a burden onto their parents or they cannot take care of their own selves. They, like men, are seeking partners. A relationship which harbors love, intimacy and companionship. Not violence and blind submission.
‘He asked for his waistcoat and combed his beard. Instead of water, we sent him with a bottle of Zam Zam. The last of what he had bought with him earlier this year. While walking towards the door he reminded us, “Bury me at the graveyard nearby” ’
‘Even if the affected families personally believe things would turn out to be okay, people are hell-bent on making them question everything’
Over past couple of weeks, a lot of hue and cry was being made on how the number of serious Covid cases in hospitals is steadily increasing and how there are no more beds available for new ones. The question though is, are only the common masses to blame? Should we not analyze and find solutions for other fault lines too?
‘Covid causes extreme bodyaches and headaches and yet the calls from insensitive relatives caused greater distress than what Covid could.’
Pandemic lockdown has already exposed the dark underbelly of the globe in the form of the growing domestic violence cases. In Kashmir, the designated lawyer to handle such cases is sharing some shocking details