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Where are you going, where have you been

There were many stories that my grandmother had to tell, even though she didn’t often get a chance to tell them all. She had stories of growing up in Bagdurbar in the Capital, before being shunted off in marriage to the backwater of Gaur, Rautahat. She had lived well when young, riding bicycles and gossiping with her sisters. And along the way, she’d learned to smoke cigarettes, at the age of 16. She would smoke regularly, not many just 4-5 cigarettes a day, for the next 73 years. Where are you going, where have you been
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Pranaya SJB Rana
Published at : May 17, 2019
Updated at : July 7, 2019 13:52
Kathmandu

Pranaya SJB Rana

Pranaya SJB Rana is Features Editor for The Kathmandu Post. He was formerly Op-Ed Editor at the Post from 2012-2015. Rana is the author of a collection of short stories, ‘City of Dreams: Stories’, from Rupa Publications India.


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