Gandhi's Children

Gandhi’s Children

An image of my parents -in-law that’s never ceased to inspire me - a picture of Sharad Pandya who was ...
India, Torn (II) : A witness to history in the making

India, Torn (II) : A witness to history in the making

Continued from part I ...... Dad had been hearing about partition for quite some time. Finally it came to be ...
India, Torn (I):   Haunting Memories

India, Torn (I): Haunting Memories

KARACHI I am a Sindhi. I was born in Karachi in 1938, and lived there till end-September, 1947 when we ...
The Voyage

The Voyage

I joined the Indian Navy in 1949 after graduating from Presidency College. It was still the Royal Indian Navy. Cochin ...
Freedom, Food and the Tragedy of Deaths

Freedom, Food and the Tragedy of Deaths

 I came to live in Coochbehar with my parents- in- law after I was married. Coochbehar, 700 kilometres north of ...