“Have the match-making aunties started making a queue outside your home?”, I asked my friend, who was passing out of IIT.
“Yeah. A lot of proposals have already come. My mom is handling all that stuff”
“Have you been booked already?”
A question kept buzzing in my head.
I asked him hesitantly,” You will not be taking dowry, right?”
After a few moments of awkward silence,
He said,” My parents want to me take it. I can’t go against their wishes”
A bitter feeling of disgust enveloped me.