Friday, February 20, 2015

December 2014: Traditional Finery

The village belles dressed in traditional finery presented a picture of India that was Young, Beautiful and Traditional. An India seeped in culture. An India proud of her heritage. An India that I thought no longer existed.

How their lives will change once education and technology reach them, I thought. The thought excited me, but I was also apprehensive about how our collective heritage will be lost.

And then she whipped out her mobile phone, and checked her make up using the selfie mode. She was satisfied.

I was too. Technology and tradition do not have to be mutually exclusive.
2014: The Year That Was

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