Women’s wrists and men’s legs…


It seems to be men who transport these colourful bangles all over the cities and villages…rainbow fragility on women’s wrists that are given in fours at religious festivals,and adorn, in dozens, a pregnant woman’s arms. Women pride themselves on wrists that can acommodate smaller bangles, while the bangles are often used as a major insult in our men-are-dominant culture. Made of plastic, metal, and sometimes the finest glass..these circlets are an integral part of our culture and heritage. Valley School, 05 Sept 2015.

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Deepa Mohan is a freelance writer and avid naturalist.