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Woman with Power Is Woman Unchecked: Reading Narratives of Indian Women

Raja ne gami te raani Chaana veenthi aane Kya karega kaaji

My mother spouted these words during another one of our marriage talks, which seem to be the ultimate tangent in any family conversation now. As more of my friends tie the knot, younger generations of my family dive into romantic exploits, and I near 30, there seems no escaping it.

Roughly translated, the folk saying means:

A king makes a queen [of any who he fancies] Even if she’s making cow pies And what can the priests do

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