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Race Uphill Chasing Whiteness? (Think Again!)

I was watching DNA on Zee News and the news of whitening creams containing mercury was quite a setback for me. Not because of the shocking revelation, but for the fact that India, being a nation of golden skin tone, is blindly running to attain fairness. The demand of white skin has risen to such an extent that even though the colonizer had long back decided to move out, we ourselves have been propagating ideas of discrimination within our co- citizens. Log onto any matrimonial website, and if you aren’t asked about your colour, then I’d say you are definitely lucky. When we were searching for a bridegroom for my sister, trust me, each guy or his parents desire to have a fair bride. Ask them why; perhaps because they have been endowed with beliefs that fairness is equal to beauty. 

The word pretty, gorgeous or attractive are meant exclusively for outer form, but the word BEAUTIFUL transgresses the physical and goes skin deep to depict the real you. I believe wheatish and olive skin ton…