Slut by msh

Before you read this article, here is an exercise for you:


  • Imagine your mother, sister or daughter walking on a deserted road.

  • Now imagine a man following her.

  • He gets closer and keeps his hand on her back.

  • Then he sexually harasses her.

  • Then he passes a creepy smile and leaves.

Done ? OK, lets begin the article.


There are tears in her eyes as she looks up for help. She clinches the seat of the bus more tightly and tries to change her position. But all in vain, as the bus is jam packed. She is barely eleven years of age and is being sexually harassed in a herded bus, in the presence of her ignorant mother. She couldn’t utter a word of protest as she is too young to figure out a way to explain what is happening.

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Restore the glory

Ages ago Kashmir was a vast stretch of mountains, fondling the lake of Satisar in its lap. Not humans, but only gods relished the pleasures of this calm and serene land. After draining the Satisar, Kashmir was made suitable for human habitation. But not all humans were allowed to enter this abode of gods. Only the pious among the pure were lucky enough to have the privilege of entering this piece of heaven. So beautiful and peaceful was this land, that one could only try to envisage its beauty and yet wont be able to imagine the land with its true splendor. Historians have tried to portray its image by composing beautiful poems and inditing long writings and yet they feel an explanatory elaboration is required. Pandit Kalhana says:

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