[ These lines are the heartfelt agony suffered by the oldies of Garhwal (Uttrakhand). New generations migrate to plains leaving behind their past. Here, an old father expresses his deep concern and love for his grandkids and shows his inability to curb the ongoing trend of migration to plains in search of jobs, education and medical facilities. He only shows positivity by adjusting in the system, while burying his own expectations for mere to see his offspring and be with them].


-Lt Col Rakesh Chander