Now that Durga Pujo is only a week away, writing about anything else would be pure blasphemy according to me. Although the excitement, the frenzy, the happiness, the fun and frolic that surround the four days of Pujo are incomparable, but the build-up to Pujo is equally enticing.
Last night as I was at home watching a film where this group of young children saved a particular dog from being driven out of their colony, I found myself thinking about the strange relationship that my city shares with street dogs.
I have always been perturbed by the question as to where to draw the distinction between family and a stranger. However with cities going cosmopolitan and families growing nuclear, everybody has moved a notch higher on the ‘stranger’scale.