'I've often thought it unfair that women are expected to stay at home when there's a fight to be won. If a woman has the strength to bear a child, she can swing a sword as well as any man.'
Karen Hawkins, How to Abduct a Highland Lord
We women are a strange specie. Fragile and yet strong, yielding and yet determined - the perfect paradox, that’s what we all are. But the fact remains that there are so many shades to our personality. Yes, EVERY SINGLE ONE OF US has many different shades within us. We might be all laid-back for days, but push us to an extreme, and there you see a different woman, all geared up, picking herself up and emerging stronger than ever. She’s a mardaani, for she refuses to give in and blame it all on fate.
And here I proudly present one such mardaani from amongst us - Mrs. Aarti Goel
|Aarti Goel with her husband|
|Aarti Goel - Challenging stereotypes|
|That's me with Aarti Goel and her daughter Samiksha Goel|
Aarti Goel is a mardaani in every sense of the world. Like the proverbial phoenix, she has risen from the ashes to reclaim her family's happiness. She did not give in or blame fate for the misfortunes that came her way. Rather she worked around the misfortunes and wrote a new destiny for herself.