Fifty-five-year-old Zamila Begum lost vision in her right eye three years ago. She has been experiencing pain, redness, watering in the other eye over the last six months. Her doctor has advised her to replace the cornea in the functioning eye as soon as possible. She has been waiting for the cornea transplantation for last six months.
He looked at the people on the boat—he didn't know any of them, but could see from their appearances that most of them were from the Hindu community, fleeing for their lives. It was as if that sad tale—of being forced to leave the land where they were born and brought up—was evident in their expressions.