Articles by Jyoti Bhande

An IT Engineer by education, Jyoti moved to Mumbai after working for Techmahindra for three years in Pune, to pursue her passion for music. She is now working as a professional singer, which requires her to work late when she has recordings and live shows.

On 12th July, I boarded the last train from Thane station to Koparkhairane, where I live. The train was scheduled to reach at about 12:30 am. I travel regularly by local train, but I still avoid catching the last train. However, the nature of my freelancing work makes it unavoidable sometimes. The train stopped between stations, just after Ghansoli station for almost 20 minutes. It was well past midnight. Only one more woman was travelling in the compartment along with her child.  We waited patiently for the first 10 minutes, but when we saw no signs of the train moving, the…

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