How do you decide the fate of a life?10 min read . Updated: 15 Oct 2016, 11:33 PM IST
Thanks to massive advances in medical science, we now live longer and better, but what do we do when the end comes?
As a little girl I remember watching life’s unending procession from our second floor balcony overlooking Bombay’s busy Nepean Sea Road: Bauls whose soulful melody still rings in my ears, the fishmonger holding aloft fresh paaplets for housewives to examine, the raddiwala, the blind violinist, the boys with a chaddar into which we’d throw down a few coins for their Haj collection, the women bartering rice for old clothes. And the funeral biers.
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