stalks its enemy at any time of the day. It is ruthless and brutal as it
cold-bloodedly targets humanity. It does not even spare children, the aged, the
disabled and the mentally challenged. In fact, it is more merciless towards the
weak-hearted and the cowardly. It can cause a lot of pain, mar destinies and
fear of moving on
ZEROING IN ON...
a nine-year-old, Mita Vashisht would often run away from home, sniffing
the streets of City Beautiful in the hope of bumping into something
exciting, something life-giving. But she would be dragged back and
lectured at length about the consequences of "abandoning
spectacle of sport prevail
sport, passion and competitiveness are not anybody’s copyright. They cannot
be, for it would be totally unnatural if the outcome of a game did not arouse
passion. The fervour and enthusiasm are not only shown for impromptu roadside
cricket matches, but are also witnessed at international sports events.
No refuge for
the above, there are a number of other poverty-stricken mentally ill
persons languishing in this temple town of Himachal Pradesh. With no
institutional help and care available, they are at the mercy of the
people around them. In fact, most such persons are not even in the
position of approaching anybody for help.