By Chetan Bhagat
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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2 States: The Story of My Marriage by Chetan Bhagat