Mahatma Gandhi’s powerful call of swadeshi and swaraj to his fellow Indians not only created the radical shift that led to the crumbling of imperialism in India, but the call was also equally a beacon to spinners and weavers, the makers by hand, spread across rural India.
Banawari shyam more, aaj ki rain yahin rahiye’ (‘Oh! My lord Krishna, please stay with me tonight’). This is Kishori Amonkar singing the signature Chota Khayal Bandish (composition) in Sampoorna Malkauns.
Everyone has different strengths, weaknesses, and traits that lend to their success in different areas. Personally, I love the analytical, data-driven nature of my work. And, not to blow my own horn, but I’m not bad at what I do!
Throughout history, society has assigned the role of breadwinner to man and expected him to provide for himself and for his family. A woman has all along been assigned the role of a helpmate, to look after the family and contribute wherever possible, to the earnings of the family. The role of women in India