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Short Story: The memory that leaked!!!!

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A tribute to those who got a closure after twenty six years, maybe the closure was not what we all expected but now at-least you don't have to keep waiting.
Destiny wanted him to die, he had some other plans.

His hands shivered as he flipped the television remote. Every channel was flashing the same news, Indian Judiciary sold, India bends to America, CEO runs off in Government plane. Slowly he closed him eyes and took a deep breath.
The morning newspaper he remembered was kept on the rack, he struggled to get up from his rocking chair. He was old now, with his bones given up the strength  
His grandson was sleeping peacefully in his bed. He remembered his sleep on the midnight of third Dec 1984.
The pressure cooker whistled in the kitchen and his heart skipped a beat, it was nothing, just his daughter-in-law cooking rice. It was like this since last 26 years. The dreaded whistle which robbed him of his childhood.  His heart would jump every time he heard a whistle.
The siren whis…

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He stood there on the grave of his best friend, holding a piece of paper in his hands. The piece was paper was the echo of his friend last words on earth. A single tear rolled on his chin and went for a free fall onto the mud with a splash.
Eighteen years ago, location: A walking path in an unknown forest
They were teens, 18-19 year old and wore pure white robes and were arguing furiously. 'You know it,' the 18 year old, Dhuri was talking. 'I do not,' his friend, Aju said. 'You do...,' Dhuri said, 'I know guruji took you aside and taught you the way.' Aju kept mum, the fact that Dhuri knew about his secret scared him. Guruji had warned him of the threats.
‘We are best friends Aju, tell me,' Dhuri said. 'It's hidden,' Aju fina…