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  • 22 May 2019, Gypsy on Exploration

The Value of Being Different

Many times, in life, people make fun of us because we behave, think or work differently from them. I have been made fun of at times because  I tend to stammer sometimes. But I met a very different person who told me: “We stammer only for two reasons. One, if we are nervous or afraid; and two, if we have too many thoughts in our mind.”

And this ‘different’ person was Iqra. My mom told me I was going to meet a ‘drag queen’. I was confused about what the term means. And Mom said: “She was born with the body of a boy, but a mind of a girl.” But when I went to meet her, I was amazed to see she did not look like a man at all! Yes, I was sure she was wearing a hairpiece, but she had tied her saree very beautifully and her voice was very calm and soft, just like a lady. See the picture and you will know what I mean. She looked perfectly okay to me, I wonder why Mom said people are sometimes afraid to talk to her?

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About The LaLiT Hotels

The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group, an enterprise of Bharat Hotels Limited is India’s largest and the fastest growing privately owned Hotel Company. The company offers Seventeen luxury hotels, with 3600 rooms in the five-star deluxe segment with eleven operational hotels and six under development/restoration (including three overseas). The operational hotels include The Lalit New Delhi, The Lalit Mumbai, The Lalit Grand Palace Srinagar, The Lalit Golf & Spa Resort Goa, The Lalit Ashok Bangalore, The Lalit Laxmi Vilas Palace Udaipur, The Lalit Temple View Khajuraho, The Lalit Resort & Spa Bekal (Kerala), The Lalit Jaipur, The Lalit Chandigarh & The Lalit Great Eastern Kolkata. The Group has also forayed into mid-segment hotels under the brand – ‘The Lalit Traveller’. The first two hotels under this brand opened in Jaipur and Khajuraho with 25 more hotels planned in the next five years.

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