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When the entire nation goes online we go offline

It is encouraging to note that our government promises to provide ICT facilities in our country's every nook and cranny. Hopefully, this includes even the remotest villages. What a wonderful piece of news we hear. But will farmers be able to operate computers? Will they be able to access internet facilities to seek solutions to pest problems? Will they be able to build roads that would take them to towns and cities once a year to meet their dasho sons and daughters?

Questions piled onto questions

First it was the threat of a suicide.

Then his parents persuaded him to marry the girl he didn’t love. He tried all possible means to love her. But his heart never opened to her. But he married her anyway. Saving someone’s life was a better option, he thought. And when his supposed wife became too possessive, he could bear it no more.