The Half Widow - Part 1
Drama of the Week
Friday, 23 July
It's August 2019. The Indian government has revoked Kashmir's special status and the region is now under curfew and communications blackout. Zameera (Mita Rahman) is a half-widow, the Kashmiri term for a woman whose husband is one of 'the disappeared'. She just wants a normal life, but she and her son are soon pulled in different directions. By Avin Shah.
Javed.....Gavi Singh Chera
Sergeant Patel.....Emilio Doorgasingh
Directed by Emma Harding
Sound design by Alison Craig
Production co-ordination by Maggie Olgiati
This was originally aired on Radio 4.