The communal tension that framed the celebration of Eid in 1947-48 forms the backdrop of a story about a boy’s desire to buy a doll for his sister.
A young girl in Cannada connects with her roots through her first ever fast in the month of Ramadan.
The true meaning of sacrifice is discovered by a goat called Ismail!
These and the five other Eid stories in this collection celebrate the true spirit of the joyous festival in diverse ways that are sometimes touching and beautiful, sometimes hilarious and amusing. Through these that are based in different parts of India and even outside the country, you will discover surprising new facts and traditions associated with this favourite festival.
This collection features stories by:
Paro Anand, Siddhartha Sarma, Samina Mishra, Loveleen Misra, Rukhsana Khan, Adithi Rao, Shahrukh Husain, Devashish Makhija