Sayantan Ghosh was born in Calcutta, India and currently lives and writes in New Delhi where he works as an editor for a publishing house. His work has been published in Electric Literature, Litro Magazine, The Aerogram, The Missing Slate, Northeast Review, The Bangalore Review, DailyO, Scroll, The Telegraph, National Herald, The Hindu Business Line and Firstpost among others, and his short stories were longlisted for the DNA-Out of Print short fiction prize in 2014 and 2017. He tweets at @sayantansunnyg.
About This Poem
Panah (which means shelter) about an Indian state which has been under enforced lockdown for over three decades. The children who have grown up there ever since know the meaning of the word 'quarantine' better than many of us today.