Disappearance: A Short Story

“Ma, Ma, you know Baapuji is bringing me a tractor today.” Inder had been reminding his mother since dusk that Jagtar Singh had gone to the city. The fire in the round, earthen chulla was disappearing little by little, but Preetam Kaur’s dark eyes stare into it without a single notice. “Ma, Ma, when’s Baapuji coming?” This time, Inder nudged his mother’s shoulder with his delicate long hands.

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