April 28, 2006

Sati, Suicide, Murder, Rose-Whats In A Name

Filed under: India n Me,Most Read,Random,Suicides murder women,This Gets To Me — Kaveeta Oberoi Kaul @ 1:52 pm

India, the land of mystics and mysticism, snakes and snake charmers, elephants and mahouts, Maharishis and Maharajas.

While all of the above fail to make news any more and are nearly as extinct as the soon to be ‘black buck’ of Salman Khan fame..what lives on is Sati- a ritual where the widow burns herself on the funeral pyre of her husband. (more…)

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