Tale of a Zamindar

Previous Episode: A Letter To My Grandpa      We had a zamindari system in India where the aristocrats held enormous tracts of the land and held control over peasant. They were considered to be equivalent to lords and barons. Over time, they took royal titles such as Naidu in our locality. There was no … More Tale of a Zamindar

A Letter To My Grandpa

Previous Episode: An Uninvited Pup      India Post is a government operated system, one of the largest postal service providers in the world. There is a post office available in every Panchayat village in India. When I was a child I didn’t understand the difference between Panchayat and non-Panchayat villages. I did understand, however, … More A Letter To My Grandpa