Yesterday, 2 neighboring families were at each other’s throats – the Iyengar girl had fallen in love with the Muslim boy. Long forgotten were the Krishnashtamis and Eids they’d celebrated together.
Today as their toddler grandson was sinking in 7 feet water, that Muslim boy pulled him to safety. Voila, they were friends again, possibly even future in-laws’
This piece is dedicated to all the heroes in Chennai, people that have risen above caste, creed and are simply, sublimely HUMAN