By Chetan Bhagat
Love marriages world wide are basic. Boy loves woman. woman loves boy. They get married.
In India, there are a couple of extra steps. Boy loves woman. lady loves boy. Girl’s kinfolk has to like boy. Boy’s relatives has to like lady. Girl’s kin has to like boy’s relatives. Boy’s kinfolk has to like girl’s relations. woman and boy nonetheless love one another. They get married.
Welcome to two States, the tale of Krish and Ananya, who're from diverse states of India, deeply in love with one another, and who are looking to get married. in fact, their mom and dad don’t agree. to transform their love tale right into a love marriage, the couple have a tricky conflict sooner than them—for you may struggle and insurgent, yet tougher through a ways to persuade. Will they make it?
From the bestselling writer Chetan Bhagat comes one other witty story approximately inter-community marriages in glossy India.
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2 States: The Story of My Marriage by Chetan Bhagat