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    My pride

     
    I am stating about a brave girl who defied the normal tradition of marriage and preferred read.Now the Indian tendency has changed in the Urban india which is not like before,but in rural area and in some castes it is quite common to think a girl is less wanted in the family as father has to find a suitable groom in case she is well qualified and it requires dowry (gift)though banned.
    in such a scenario here is the profile of the girl:

    HYDERABAD: She not only defied societal norms but dared to walk out of her marriage. And she did all this to pursue her schooling. The grit and determination showed by 15-year-old Chanigalla Susheela, a Dalit girl, in fighting the practice of child marriage and in seeking annulment of her wedding earned her a National Bravery award, which was presented by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on Tuesday.

    Ignoring her pleas, she was given in marriage to 22-year-old Narasimha from Prodattur in 2004. Then began her travails with her in-laws who were allegedly harassing her for dowry and forcing her to do farm work. Inspired by an educative campaign by M V Foundation, Susheela made it clear to her husband and in-laws that she preferred studies to marriage. She later returned home and lodged a complaint with the police.

    How many will do that even in 21st century without support of the parents? She faught all aone.

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