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Download e-book for kindle: 2 States: The Story of My Marriage by Chetan Bhagat

By Chetan Bhagat

ISBN-10: 150398754X

ISBN-13: 9781503987548

Love marriages all over the world are basic. Boy loves woman. lady loves boy. They get married.
In India, there are a couple of extra steps. Boy loves woman. woman loves boy. Girl’s kinfolk has to like boy. Boy’s relatives has to like woman. Girl’s kinfolk has to like boy’s relations. Boy’s family members has to like girl’s kin. lady and boy nonetheless love one another. They get married.
Welcome to two States, the tale of Krish and Ananya, who're from various states of India, deeply in love with one another, and who are looking to get married. after all, 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 one could 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.
This is a brand new liberate of a formerly released variation.

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They all wanted the same thing. They had all sent the same letter to the Mahatma. The government, the officers, the police, the landlords, . . all were against them. They belonged to many different castes, and yet they had come so close. . They were linked as though by a spider’s web; the fibre was so thin that if you tried to grab it, it would break. Indeed, you couldn’t always tell if it was there or not. When it swayed gently in the breeze, or the morning dewdrops clung to it, or when a sudden ray of the sun fell on it, you saw it, and even then only for a moment.

Citizens inhabit the domain of theory, populations the domain of policy. Unlike the concept of citizen, the concept of population is wholly descriptive and empirical; it does not carry a normative burden. Populations are identifiable, classifiable, and describable by empirical or behavioral criteria and are amenable to statistical techniques such as censuses and sample surveys. Unlike the concept of citizen, which carries the ethical connotation of participation in the sovereignty of the state, the concept of population makes available to government functionaries a set of rationally manipulable instruments for reaching large sections of the inhabitants of a country as the targets of their “policies”—economic policy, administrative policy, law, and even political mobilization.

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