Editorial | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, April 29, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, April 29, 2021


One thing we don't want to live with is uncertainty. Sure, there may not be assurance or guarantee with everything but even that's better. Much like the Bangla proverb, "Dushtu gorur cheye shunno gowal bhalo." Sadly, the promising youth of our country who were ready to take on the world last year face a difficult task ahead, thanks to uncertainty.

Exams or no exams? Study or no study? In the search for an answer to these questions, we've spent an entire year. Not to mention the constant fear for their own lives, and the lives of their near and dear ones. Uncertainty and constant – what a dichotomy! Looking forward, who will ensure these hardworking kids get deserved scores and placements in their desired institutions? How is it fair for an entire generation to be dubbed as "the ones who got away with it"? The questions keep piling. We just keep looking for answers in the dark.

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