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The Dutch Black Pete and the Hindu Karwa Chauth

Compelling arguments are put forward and intense efforts are made by people to justify certain regressive customs and festivities and somehow align them with the modern sensibilities of equality and humanism. A look at the tradition of Sinterklaas and Black Pete in the Netherlands and the much romanticised fast of Karwa Chauth observed by Hindu women in north India.

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