"They abducted me, beat me up and tied my hands demanding that I must be circumcised or else I leave their family," the woman told journalists.She said her in-laws, family members and the area manager have been forcing her to get circumcised, arguing that their culture and religion (Arathi
) demands that all females undergo the "cut".
A year prior to that, Pillai was in the news for hosting one of his native Kerala's most expensive weddings, when his daughter Dr Arathi
Ravi Pillai married Cochin native Adithya Vishnu.
Ravi Pillai is currently doing her Masters in Medicine and would also be soon joining me.
Another participant, Arathi
Biju, 20, an architecture student, said: "Bhagavad Gita has helped me understand that all humans have equal potential as the same energy, i.e.
Another Indian women doubles pair of Arathi
Sara and Rutaparna Panda also moved to the round of 16 after thrashing Chayanit Chaladchalam and Phataimas Muenwong of Thailand 21-11, 21-6 in the event.
Then N Sikki Reddy and Arathi
Sunil went down meekly 15-21 6-21 to Yuki Fukushima and Sayaka Hirota and the scores were tied 1-1.
[51.] Geetha JP, Arathi
CA, Shalini M, Srinivasa Murthy AG.
Arvind Karikal (1) iD, Tripthi Shetty (1) iD, Arathi
Kudthadka (2) iD
A solo performance by Arathi
Prajith directed by Faizal Arikkattayul, and songs sung by talented members of the forum were the other attractions of the programme.
Among those honoured at the ceremony were dancer Geeta Chandran, activist Sudha Acharya, Rio Paralympic medallist Deepa Malik, scientist Dr Vibha Dhawan, businesswoman Shradha Agarwaal, crafts activist and khadi (handspun cloth) fashion champion Parull Mahaajan, non-resident Indian lobbyist Arathi
Krishna, Penguin-Random House top editor-in-chief Milee Ashwarya, US-based entertainment and radio host Shabnam Modgil, Bahrain chief executive Kanika Dewan, Canada-based radio host and charity worker Molly Banerjie, beauty queen and Mrs United Nations pageant winner Roshini Hassan, entrepreneur Shivani Malik and rural activist Smita Shrivastav.
Sundararajan Jayaraman [ID] (1,2) and Arathi