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Beauty is not skin colour

In the Harry Potter series, mudbloods (humans, but good enough to study witchcraft) were looked down upon by the purebloods (the wizard race). Similarly, in the real world, dark-skinned women are looked down upon by the rest of the world. Petty comments such as, “You should marry someone white so that your children wouldn’t be so dark”, or, “You really are pretty for a dark-skinned girl” are usual remarks shot at women with a dark complexion. Continue reading > English, Ideas, Women
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SCRIPT: KAHAANI ‘HUMDRUM’ KII

Editor’s Note The uncanny resemblance of this script with actual Hindi daily soaps makes me wonder if Namrata used to write for TV before. If you’d like her to write these “daily”, let her know in the comments below. SCRIPT KAHAANI ‘HUMDRUM’ KIIEpisode #352 Parvati: protagonist – daughter-in-law of the Kapoor family, the epitome of goodness Pari: Parvati’s daughter – the epitome of cuteness and innocenceDadi: grey, evergreen character, age has no major effect on her beauteousness as suchKimaya: Parvati’s sister-in-law and Dadi’s granddaughter,  antagonist – dedicated to causing slight inconveniencesGolu ke papa: Kimaya’s husband who is a ‘ghar jamai’ (live-in-son-in-law)Golu: Kimaya and her husband’s son. Continue reading > English, Featured, Humor, Stories