A requiem to Maj Purushottam and other fallen soldiers on Diwali
Aasha Khosa/New Delhi
Festivals ignite nostalgia for joyous celebrations of one’s childhood, indulgent grandparents, generally parsimonious parents who do not mind spending on crackers, and the specter of sounds, lights, colours, and flavours of food. However, as we grow and connect with the real world, some not-so-joyous memories also become a part of us. One such memory is of Major Purushottam, who laid down his life in the li...