A cross section of British Asians travelling to Bombay are stranded overnight in Heathrow Airport on the coldest night of the 20th Century
The temperature plummets, tempers fare and hearts flutter among a motley group of Asian travelers stuck air-side and fog bound in Heathrow Airport. Based on a true story of the events of 12 December 1981, Sikhs. Muslims. Hindus and Christians deal with secret griefs, hidden loves, old pain and new dilemmas as they see their plans to get to weddings, funerals, festivals and family gatherings in India be frustrated.
Published in India in 2009, this story can now be shared with a wider audience. Dedicated to anyone who has sat for long hours in a cold airport, dreaming of a distant home.