“Every time I hear crackers, I wince”Feb 2nd, 2009 | By Editor | Category: Eyewitness
MUMBAI: The laminated driving licence, the identity card and some currency notes — all had holes caused by a single bullet. “There was even a one-rupee coin but the police took that away. The holes were made by the same bullet that killed my brother-in-law, Mishrilal Maurya. All these things were in his shirt pocket,” says a despondent Ramkomal Khushwaha.
Maurya was shot in the chest while at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) on November 26, 2008, when he went to see off his sister Vijaya Devi on the Mahanagri Express. He died on the spot. Mr. Khushwaha bundles these unlikely mementos of that night in a brown-and-yellow handkerchief, which he opens for visitors to see…(Full Story)