© Sandra Crooks
By Neel Anil Panicker
‘You’re a fence sitter, always have been.’
Thomas reads aloud the morning newspaper’s front page headline__“Temple or Mosque? SC prefers Status Quo”.
Heena stares at her husband’s poker face of two score years. The sight’s enough of an irritation for her to vent her spleen.
She checks herself at the nth moment, and walks away.
‘Tea, that’s what he requires before his brain cells start to work, before he takes a decision’, she reasons.
‘So, are we going for my cousin’s wedding or not’ she resumes, slamming the tea cup on the table.
“Court’s right. At times mum’s the word”.
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REF: This story i wrote basing it on the festering dispute in India over the Ramjanmabhoomi versus Babri Masjid issue that has led to the Supreme Court stopping itself from giving a clear verdict. Hence, the over two decade long status quo still remains.