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This Indian Life: How to uphold family values

Hindustan Times | By
Sep 28, 2019 11:50 PM IST

Films tell us that families are about izzat and dharm, but isn’t there anything else?

There is a phrase etched into my mind, mostly because it came from our uncle in the army. My brother and I would hang around Uncle Suri, listening agog as he told stories of war and victory. As he left, he always said these words: “Make sure you uphold the family values.”

Each family has its own set of rules, which are specific to what’s important to them(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
Each family has its own set of rules, which are specific to what’s important to them(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
Coconut, curd rice, Carnatic music and chaos epitomised by fights over property... Family values? What
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    Shoba Narayan is Bangalore-based award-winning author. She is also a freelance contributor who writes about art, food, fashion and travel for a number of publications.

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