Praise for My Books

"Manreet Sodhi Someshwar is a gifted writer of great promise. I have a gut feeling we have a new star rising in Punjab's literary horizon. She has an excellent command of English and a sly sense of humour."
- Khushwant Singh on The Long Walk Home

"An enjoyable tale of a sassy girl's headlong race up the corporate ladder."
- India Today on Earning the Laundry Stripes

Thursday, 15 August 2013

Azadi-Vand: Two Words In The Same Breath

It is India's 67th Independence Day. For many Indians with freedom came partition - in the part of Punjab I grew up in, two words are spoken in the same breath: azadi-vand. Batwara/Partition is a concomitant legacy of the end of British rule. As we celebrate today, it behoves us to remember the price we paid for that freedom, and the responsibilities that we have yet to fulfill ...

Swatantra Divas mubarak ho!

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