Trupti Desai: The ‘bhakt’ activist5 min read 16 Sep 2016, 09:54 AM IST
Meet Trupti Desai, the woman at the forefront of the fight for women's entry into Hindu religious places
Humare yahan, jab ladkipaida hoti hai toh barfi baanti jaati hai, aur jab ladka paiyda hota hai toh pede baante hain (In this place, when a girl is born, barfi is distributed and when a boy is born, peda is handed out)." On 2 September, Trupti Desai’s sister gave birth to a girl. But Desai, now a resident of Pune for many years, distributed pede. In the neighbourhood where her home (which doubles as her office) is located, some refused to accept the sweet. “Hum toh barfi hi khayenge (We’ll only eat barfi)," they told her.
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