In My Hands Today…

Anu: The Nomad Years – Shabnam Vasisht

When Anu married a Hindu of the highest caste, she entered a world far removed from her Christian roots.

This, the second part of Anu’s biography, covers her marriage years. She followed her army husband across the length and breadth of a newly-independent India.

Anu’s adventures took her from the bustling capital city of Delhi to the scorpion -infested Ahmednagar; from the mosquito-ridden Patna to the lotus lakes of Kashmir; and from the campsite of Udhampur to the hills of the Western Ghats.

Along the way, she bore three children and wrestled with a marriage that swung from one extreme to another. Eventually, Anu made a decision that would dramatically change her life again. But that’s another story …

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