Namesake

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Someone ‘famous’ has once said,”What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”But in India, babies names are big deal! Usually baby’s name is decided by the star and time of the birth. Parents name their kids after their parents, grand parents or god/goddess as a sign of respect. Sometimes kids are named after famous personalities such as freedom fighters, actor/actress and sportsperson…(I know I am saying all these three categories in one breath :)) hoping their kids will become like their namesakes!!! If you live in America it’s a different story all together… 🙂 Name should be small, meaningful but the first priority is that the name should be easy to pronounce. 🙂

I was not born as ‘Mugdha’. I chose to be ‘Mugdha’. I was born as third daughter to my parents. My parents wanted to have a…

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