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Hiranya Barman


Jugal’s eyes glued to the newspaper. It has been several years since Jugal has passed out of University. Armed with a degree of he was yet to get a job. Every day he would browse the second page of the newspaper in search of a job. “No wonder there are lakhs of unemployed in our State,” he would murmur to himself .However, this time he was not searching for jobs. The headline of the respective day was strong enough to attract Jugal. “Total Shutdown in Northeast against new Bill”, the headline read. “…..the bill has been passed in Lok sabha recently. If it becomes an act would open citizenship rights for foreigners… protesting against the decision of the government many students union called for a bandh,” The particular news item highlighted. 2 Jugal had just finished reading…