The Book Review x

January 2020
Stillborn Season

'The spirit of blind revenge coalesced with the lure of brigandage and vast stretches of the country gave the impression of a community slaughter house set aside for human species.'

An excerpt from an article published in the Economic and Political Weekly, November 3, 1984 sums up the aftermath when the Prime Minister was shot dead on October 31, 1984. As someone who was born just a day before this happened, I have no memories of the monstrosities that unfolded for days to come.

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