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Misogyny remains misogyny even if you tie a rakhi on it.
"Anokhi Amethi Ka Anokha Bhai"
This post is not about the Rakshabandhan of adolescent game-playing. This post is also not about the myths and legends behind the festival, and nor is it about interpretations of brotherhood such as Tagore promoting the exchange of rakhis between Muslims and Hindus. Nope! This post is about twisting the rules even more fundamentally.
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