Day: April 23, 2015

Fiction

Thumbi’s Pennukaanal

“Thumbi… are you ready yet? They will be here any minute.” her mother’s anxiety could not be contained. From the moment the guy’s parents had confirmed the date of the ‘pennu kaanal’ or the girl seeing ceremony, she had not slept properly. “Amma, are you going to call me Thumbi even when they are here?” …