Prakash Padukone's letter to his daughters urges the need for following their passion, and for parents to let their kids be.
The need of the hour is to look beyond the traditional 'purpose' of a woman, and recognise their participation and contribution to family business. Gupta and Daughters has done that.
And it was so easy to blame her for anything that went wrong. She was the one 'responsible' for the mess in my life and in all our lives. Expected to darn all those dirty holes in there.
Everyone blamed me and told me to find another job soon as the baby was coming. And having a father who didn't earn for his family was unacceptable!
Oh, Amma, let me cry, she says. Why is the baby girl crying? Why does she cry as a teenager? A young adult? A married woman? A young mom herself? An achiever to be reckoned with?
My mother says, ‘School bus fees made an additional dent in the family budget, but we didn’t want to take any chances with the girls’ safety.’
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