The door opened.
The question was posed, “Why so late?”
“We had gone to the Police Station for an inquiry,” the answer was given.
I was still taking off my shoes before making my way inside the house to join the birthday party when the story, he made up for the answer, fell into my ears. I was left stunned with the impromptu. In my head, his Dadi’s accusations rung hard and loud with “Jhooth bol raha hai, jhooth bol raha hai.” Read more…