The Great Granny Diaries

Read these soulful interviews with great-grandmothers from across India | Pratibha Jain presents this engaging series about love, nurturing and culinary bonding across generations | First published in Harmony – Celebrate Age Magazine.

Champka Venkatraman Granny Interview

She shares quick tips on cooking while passing the tray for the food photography, makes coffee for her husband, taking care to wipe the counter – all at the same time! The Kanjivaram she is wearing seems to represent her […]

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Mankawar Fomra Great Granny Interview

To observe a comfort zone which is so vast that it can include men, women and children across four generations is a blessing indeed. This is my experience of last Sunday when I visited the home of Smt. Mankawar Devi […]

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Interview with Great Granny

  At times, an uncomplaining gaze can convey much more about life than a hundred words of plaints and pain. That is exactly what happened when I met Mrs Rasheeda, a homemaker from Chennai. For the first time, I realized […]

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Mangi Kawar Marlecha, a Great Granny from Chennai speaks about nurturing across generations

Having led a full life, she is an embodiment of grace and love. She finds it easy to connect with people, be it her contemporaries or her great grandchildren. She has created frameworks which induce a sense of well being […]

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