general series 65

general series 65

Source: Provenance unknown

Location: Gujarat

Language: Gujarati

Translation: (A woman standing between two umbrellas in a way that she cannot be protected from sun/rain by either of them. the umbrellas are named ‘Parent’s home’ and ‘In-law’s home’ respectively listing different excuses.)





Parents’ Home                                                                          In-laws’ home

House work                                                                                  House work

No studies                                                                                       Education

Confinement in the house                                                        Childbirth

Marriage at a young age                                                       Work in the fields

Speak little                                                                                 Look after the cattle

Eat little


A daughter is another’s wealth,                                           A wife is another’s

she cannot be ours.                                                          daughter, we cannot trust her