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Back in my childhood, Durga Puja brought with it drumbeats and terror. I don’t know why we were so terrified of the drums, but we used to rush blindly in the opposite direction of the drums when we heard the beats.
I finally lost my arithmophobia when I began running my home. The humble milkman, grocer and paperwala managed to teach me how to calculate faster than Chacha Choudhary — whose brain works faster than a computer!
It was a reunion that made us forty years younger as we went back to school and relived the memories, acting out some of them, even as the spouses, children and teachers looked indulgently on…