I bought fish from the market but when I went to the kitchen to cook it, Rajesh stopped me from making it saying “Raghav is a vegetarian. He won’t like that fish is being cooked in this kitchen. You should have asked him before bringing non veg here.” Saying this, he took the plastic of fish from my hand and threw it in the trash bin. It left me with tears as it was my first day in this house and he was so rude to me. I started hating him but since Raghav loved him as a father, I did not want to disrespect him.
Hours passed by and Raghav returned from work. He ate the food that Rajesh cooked for him and he asked me if my day was good. I looked at Rajesh and said “Yes it was.” I could see guilt in Rajesh’s eyes as he lowered them in front of me knowing that I was hurt by his behavior.
It was 11:00 p.m. and I and Raghav went to sleep. Rajesh was sleeping in the servant’s quarter. I did not get sleep for half an hour as it was still a new place for me and I kept rolling from one side to the other and then I got up from the bed and open the door of my room to go and search for sleeping tablets in the study room of Raghav. He used to keep his medicines in that room.
It was all dark outside and I was too scared. I felt someone walking behind me but I did not want to turn thinking it must just be my imagination. I walked few steps and heard some foot steps following me. I stopped and my heart was beating very fast. I turned to see who it was and as I turned, my eyes closed due to fright. I opened my eyes and saw that there was no one there.
Disclaimer: The character names in the story are fictional characters and owned by the creators of the show “Ek Mutthi Asmaan” on ZEE TV.