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Want To Be Her

Confusion at the crossroads? Not quite. Indian women tick-mark the one they most want to emulate.

Want To Be Her
Want To Be Her
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Want To Be Her
Confusion at the crossroads? Not quite. Indian women  tick-mark the one they most want to emulate.

We are a nation starved of role models. Decades of blighted hope have made this both unexamined certitude and fashionable assertion. But is it perhaps a male urban legend? When research agency Cfore conducted a focus group discussion among well-educated Delhi women—both home-makers and working women—the group did not have any trouble in coming up with 36 names of “role models for the 21st century modern woman”. The names ranged from Sheila Dixit to Mallika Sherawat (“for doing what she wants in the way she wants to”), from Sushmita Sen...

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