Author: Sankhya Samhita

"Struggling writer. Misplaced girl. Voracious music maniac. Accidental conversationalist. Natural friend. Paranoid fashionista. Hopeless giggler."
February 1, 2012 1

Folktales from Assam

By Sankhya Samhita

“Burhi Aai’r Xaadhu” (literally translated to Grandma’s Tales) is a collection of stories or folklore, that have been compiled by famous Assamese…

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Fight for Flight

By Sankhya Samhita

She sat on the edge of the bed with her hands clasped between her knees and kept clenching and unclenching…

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Anurag Saikia

By Sankhya Samhita

Dear Ma-Deuta, I had once promised you that I will introduce you to your grandson before I even get married.…

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By Sankhya Samhita

She looked at the mirror, and at the woman with her husband in the photo in his laptop. Laughing and…

March 15, 2011 3


By Sankhya Samhita

In all sincerity, I have been writing this piece inside my mind for over a month now. But I guess…

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By Sankhya Samhita

“Ah, the shame… the shame!” Menaka muttered to herself as she walked, almost in a trot while fumbling her steps,…

January 1, 2011 Off

Fried Eye: The Story

By Sankhya Samhita

Like some folktale spun ages ago and handed down from generation to generation, this story begins with the tantalizing opening…