The sarpanch* sneered at Priyanka who remained nonchalant.
The village’s ‘Vegetable Queen’ was to be announced soon. The atmosphere was charged in the ground the villagers had gathered in.
“Priyanka,” the District Collector announced. The sarpanch was stunned.
Priyanka and the village head were enemies. A feud over an inter-religious wedding resulted in the sarpanch illegally seizing her land.
Undaunted, Priyanka managed a bountiful produce from her little piece of land. She had won against all odds.
*sarpanch – head of a village
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