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Hathoda Series

Hathoda: The Soap Opera By Sudarshan Purohit

As the short, fat, middle-aged man walked into the office for the second time that week, Pulkit groaned. Mr. Patel was the worst kind of visitor to handle – driven by zeal, determined that he was in the right, convinced…

Hathoda: Results Day By Sudarshan Purohit

I was really scared as Social Studies ended, and the Maths period began. Mrs. Jayanthi is never lenient with the marks, and I knew I’d done at least three problems wrong in my maths test. Most of my friends thought…

Hathoda: The Robbery By Sudarshan Purohit

It was Harry’s idea to use the Hathoda crisis to loot the bank and get away with it. They’d been announcing for months that the Hathoda was potentially radioactive, and it would probably release strange gases into the atmosphere. When…

Hathoda (The Hammer) By Sudarshan Purohit

Grandpa always tells the funniest stories. Like when he used to tell me about the ‘Air-o-planes’ they had in the old days. They used them to go from place to place. Grandpa says they used to be the fastest way…