“Is this Mrs. Khanna”, a man’s voice asked over phone early in the morning.
Ektha was wide awake then, waiting for her doctor husband, Rishi. After all, they were flying to India after five years in foreign land.
“Yes”, she said.
“Your husband met with an accident madam”, the voice said. She shivered. Then he gave the address of the hospital where he is admitted.
On her way to hospital, she found their car crushed under a trunk. Silent tears rolled down her cheeks.
At hospital, she was directed to mortuary.
Their three years old son started crying.