Sure enough his relatives and family friends outnumbered us but it was a pleasure bumping into our former colleagues – Vandana Lalchandani, Mayank Bhardwaj and K Dinkar. Our office was represented by Aparna Nair, Malvika Bhatnagar and yours truly.
We reminisced over old times while munching on chicken legs and seekh kebabs at the impressive Flying Club near Safdarjung airport.
Sreejoni, in whose honour the entire ceremony had been organised, looked a trifle uncomfortable at being subjected to such torture.
But the veritable spread of dishes on the buffet table soon drew everybody’s attention. And what a feast it was. We do hope Debjit invites us for his daughter’s first birthday.