She said aunty I will also become a watchman when I grow up. I started laughing at her and told her girls can’t be watch’man’. I had never heard or seen a watchlady.
There was a boy named Ray and he desperately wanted to become a Nurse, but during his time boys were not allowed to become Nurses. People thought it was job suited more for females. But that was not true and Ray was about to change it.
“The world is changing rapidly, Ajji,” remarked Amma wistfully as she set the table for lunch. “Girls are expected to effortlessly balance work and home, why not the boys? Besides, I think Grandfather was an excellent cook and is the person who taught you the decadent badam halwa you are famous for!”
If it were up to him, he would have loved to be a primary teacher.
Writing this story for #kbcPinkooShergill Contest Prompt 3! बेटा हुआ तो इंजिनीअर बनेगा, बेटी हुई तो डॉक्टर! (If it’s a boy, he will become an engineer, if it’s a girl, she will be a doctor)…Continue Reading
Many of you would have learned about heroes in storybooks or movies. But I have been lucky. I have met a hero in my life, but this hero doesn’t wear a cape. He is my dad.