Category Archives: The Newly Married Indian

Selecting A Bride

Though I had studied in a co-education institution and later worked in a multinational company, I had not fallen in love with any girl. When I turned  twenty seven without a bride in the offing, it was my mother’s lot … Continue reading

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This Is How We Got Married.

When  I was a young lad,  I fell in love with a girl and have remained besotted with her since then. Even to  this day, even though I am more than fifty years old. Luckily for me, she is my … Continue reading

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Twice Married Wife

I was barely out of college when I lost my father and soon afterwards, my mother. My sister had been married by then and lived close by. I got into the habit of spending time with her, helping her in … Continue reading

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Goa Room Fiasco

Have you ever tried to be suave and sophisticated and failed at it? When my husband and I went on a trip to Goa we had our one-year-old daughter with us. The resort where we were to stay was one … Continue reading

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Snowed In With Only Zee TV

Do you know what Diaspora means? Diaspora means movement of a population from their home country to foreign shores. Our large Indian population settled in the US is a good example. Diaspora communities  always maintain strong ties with their homeland and … Continue reading

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What Is In A Name?

This young girl did not know whose name she was shouting out aloud in the  street. My mother was very young when she got engaged to my father, barely sixteen years old. At that time they were living in a … Continue reading

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Poetic Justice.

This fiancé’s poems were highly expressive. How did he come up with such a composition week after week? My parents fixed my wedding to a handsome young man. As was the custom in those days, we could not meet till after the … Continue reading

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