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Truth or Liberation

“.. Aspiring to be a bride is our ultimate achievement, where we swiftly move from our father’s home into our husband’s home, and the namesake follows the same path – neither name nor home is primarily ours. We learn to cook for the masses, because individual portions are not accounted for when inheriting family recipes. […]

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An Open Letter to my Married Friends

..”Ladies, we’ve fought so hard for impartiality, to want to be recognized as equals against our male peers. So why are our achievements outside of a marriage still not equally as celebrated?..” Read my Open Letter to my Married Friends who forgot what single life is like for Brown Girl Magazine. Originally published here

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The Fast and the Furious – Karva Chauth

…”At the age of 15, I was told by undertaking the Jaya Parvati fast, God would bless me with my rich Prince Charming (P.S Dear God, I think mine got lost somewhere on the way!)…” Does Karva Chauth hold significance today to the 21st century woman? Read my latest feature here in The Asian Today Originally […]

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My Big Fat Indian Non Wedding

”..Whilst weddings are assumed to be the most appropriate place to ask inappropriate questions, trust me when I say that sarcasm is a tried and tested method, which will fail miserably.” Read my do’s and don’ts for the Indian Wedding Season in The Asian Today here Also featured in USA’s Brown Girl Magazine  Originally published here

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The Asian Silence

“..At a time, where the UK has seen a huge growth in charities and refuges specifically for women of ethnic minorities, the fear of raising a voice suppresses even those who are aware of their options because their cultural base has already set the foundation of inequality..” Article now published in The Asian Today Originally […]

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The Single Bride

“…as we moved from floor to floor, it was becoming apparent how the shift from the traditional Indian wedding “requirements” has evolved into a demand for a specular event across all entities…” Sejal Sehmi discovers the delights of the Asiana Bridal Show…even though she’s not a bride. Read all about her experiences in her latest […]

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