The Story She Had To Tell
A work of fiction that tells a story of a girl named Smitha who lives in India where her older sister is to be married. While Smitha is excited for her sister, she cannot feel but disgusted at the way women are treated in Indian society, particularly when it comes to marriage, where the father arranges things for her and pays a dowry to get the man to marry the woman. Smitha vows to defy this even though her mother says, “We can't change the customs society had been accustomed to for years. It takes a noble person to speak out against these evils." Smitha becomes just a noble person. She becomes an independent woman with her own career and source of income, and, therefore, she takes it upon herself to handle marriage proposals. When she finally meets the man she wishes to marry, they settle down in Malaysia and have a son named Bhasker and the story begins to follow his life
This story focuses on the beautiful and wonderful aspects of life that occur even in the middle of the dark and painful moments.
Published: 23 January 2012