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The Ghoul of Rajah Ali

On my transfer to Rajah Ali, this being the mistry sahib’s abode, I was allocated the chang bungalow which was all of a stone’s throw away from the factory.  The bungalow which at some point of time way back in the dark ages must have been a lovely structure had, it...

Our ‘pony-tale’

This being during the time while I was on Dhoedaam estate in-charge of the Pabbojan Division, Madhav was all of three years of age.  Himmat Singh, a very senior planter and the manager of Tara Estate, despite the huge gap in our seniority level and our respective...

Debt payment by udder

With advance apologies to whomsoever decides to get pissed off. Relax!  Absolutely NO offence meant! Assam, circa 1989 during my stint on Limbuguri Estate when our parent club was the Panitola Club. Planters clubs.  Those absolutelyy wonderful institutions where one...

“Kneading” my head Examined!

In 1990 with the ULFA problem showing no signs of ever allowing Assam to get back to a sense of normalcy and having concluded, regardless of my love affair with Tea, that a hole in the head (which was a grim possibility) was not quite what the doctor had ordered to...

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