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anshika agarwal
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Marital adornments impact women’s life in a bad way. Advertisements are made for enriching the stereotypes among the people. The way in which men and women are represented in advertisements show the stereotypes of men and women happening in the society.
Why it is considered that fasting for husband after marriage results in his long life? Why their is no concern for women’s long life? Why Rajasthani married women’s have to wear plastic bangles? They even can’t remove them at the time of sleeping. People say that it protects them from evil’s eyes. She has to wear 26 bangles in one hand after her marriage.Why it is believed that women wearing mangalsutra protects the husband from unfortunate events? If it is lost or broken or women not wore it people assume it as unfortunate and a bad sign. People don’t think that by these things it would be difficult for women in their daily household works. We all had listened the famous dialogue of Bollywood movie Om Shanti Om, “Ek chutki sindoor ki keemat tum kya jaano Ramesh babu”. It means that at the end of the day the cost of sindoor is fulfilled by women only. Women’s body is changed by society by so many things after marriage from outside. These things help a person to know whether the women is married or not. These things shows husband’s rights on women’s body.
Therefore, marital adornments impact women’s lives a lot