The Women Of India Series #7

It is Dussera and the roads are full of orange flowers. Everyone wants torans for their homes, cars, workplaces.

The saffron wave is a delight to the eyes. And behind these saffron strings are women who work day and night collecting mango leaves and marigolds and preparing the torans.

As I bend down to click one of them , she giggles and bursts into laughter.

“Didi, why are you clicking me?”


Before I could answer her mother says ” Because you are helping your mom out”.


I don’t know what to say now.


I buy the toran , show her pics and ย my eyes capture her unforgettable smile ๐Ÿ™‚

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