‘She is pregnant again??!! Ask her to abort it! Must be a girl again!’ scowled Rani’s mother-in-law.
Already a mother of 2 girls, Rani shuddered inside, thinking about the fate of her unborn.
The ultrasound scan in evening at a dark illegal clinic revealed twins- a girl, and a boy…both intertwined by the umbilical cord, and terminating one would mean the end of the other as well.
That day, her brother protected her from getting killed even before getting a chance to live. They were meant to be joined by blood, from womb to tomb. Their souls were bound together by Bandhan of Raksha…
*This post won the #100WordStory contest on RakshaBandhan on Momspresso.com