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Sankranti: I no longer accept only your enjoyment of a festival at my cost!

18/01/2023 06:34 PM | Click to read full article

Sankranti accorded prestige and power to a family on the basis of their elaborate menu, hospitality and grandeur, which was based predominantly on the labour of their women folk. There was a point in time when it was mandatory to make traditional dishes. No matter how many houses I worked in or how late I reached home, there was no CHOICE. Unlike in earlier days, I am no longer forced to adhere to societal norms. I can choose to make or not make ‘pithey.’ Yes, we have earned this right!

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