Our Self-Written Obituaries – Sharda Mutha, Jodhpur

Our Self-Written Obituaries – Sharda Mutha, Jodhpur

The 221st death. [Text and photo sent by Sharda Mutha] She was found dead, lying in utter solace on a rainy dawn. The raindrops fell on Sharda Mutha’s corpse as if they were trying to push her body underneath the…

Our Self-Written Obituaries – Lalit Vijay, Lajpat Nagar, Delhi

Our Self-Written Obituaries – Lalit Vijay, Lajpat Nagar, Delhi

The 220th death. [Text and photos sent by Lalit Vijay] Lalit Vijay, aged 87, was found dead near a degh somewhere in Koramangala, Bangalore; a place which he had relished since his college days. The autopsy report claims it to…

Our Self-Written Obituaries – Priyanka Elangbam, Imphal

Our Self-Written Obituaries – Priyanka Elangbam, Imphal

The 219th death. [Text and photo sent by Priyanka Elangbam] Priyanka Elangbam died last night with her earphones entangled loosely around her neck. It didn’t strangle her. She was listening to some positive affirmation ASMR videos on YouTube, to help…

Our Self-Written Obituaries – Kingshuk Deka, Pune

Our Self-Written Obituaries – Kingshuk Deka, Pune

The 218th death. [Text and photo sent by Kingshuk Deka] Kingshuk Deka always feared what if he were to outlive Luca. The growing cataract in the beautiful feline eyes bothered him. You see, Luca was more than just his pet…

Our Self-Written Obituaries – Devyani Srivastava, Noida

Our Self-Written Obituaries – Devyani Srivastava, Noida

The 217th death. [Text and photos sent by Devyani Srivastava] She was all of 30 when she left this side of the world. It was an anxiety attack that took her to the stars and the moons. Devyani Srivastava was…

Our Self-Written Obituaries – Ginni Munjal, Karnal, Haryana

Our Self-Written Obituaries – Ginni Munjal, Karnal, Haryana

The 216th death. [Text and photos sent by Ginni Munjal] Ginni Munjal passed away yesterday when she experienced epiphany while writing the last word of her yet to publish memoirs. It has been understood by her family and friends that…

Our Self-Written Obituaries – Aparna Tripathy, Bangalore

Our Self-Written Obituaries – Aparna Tripathy, Bangalore

The 215th death. [Text and photos sent by Aparna Tripathy] Aparna Tripathy, 27, was found dead in her room, the movie Dead Poets Society nonchalantly playing on her laptop. Ms Tripathy lived with Goofy and Pluto (dogs) and Hobbes (cat)…

Our Self-Written Obituaries – Deepshi Chowdhury, Noida

Our Self-Written Obituaries – Deepshi Chowdhury, Noida

The 213rd death. [Text and photo sent by Deepshi Chowdhury] There she lay on her bed, her face serene. Deepshi Chowdhury was found dead in her apartment. Lying on the bed, she was as still as a Paulo Coelho beside…

Our Self-Written Obituaries – Varsha Pednekar, Goa

Our Self-Written Obituaries – Varsha Pednekar, Goa

The 212nd death. [Text and photos sent by Varsha Pednekar] For a person who loved being alone, dying alone too must have been joyous. Varsha Pednekar, 30, was found dead in her bed with her two dogs at her feet….

Our Self-Written Obituaries – Vishakha Khandelwal, Indore

Our Self-Written Obituaries – Vishakha Khandelwal, Indore

The 211st death. [Text and photos sent by Vishakha Khandelwal] In a faintly lit room, with Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” playing in the background on speakers, Vishakha Khandelwal was found dead under mysterious circumstances, with a sketch book and a felt-tip…