That day when the television is never switched off,
That day when a 'bottomless pit' becomes reality even for a person who is usually very picky about food,
That day when you wear eye-popping colours which grab attention from passers-by on the next street,
Source: Priyal Prakash House of Design
That day when you get pulled into awkward conversations with strangers at the temple and midway through unwittingly ask a recent divorcee, “So how’s your husband?”
That day when those annoying brats (er, younger cousins) run past you, hands flailing, so you get fresh Henna stains on your new white Punjabi Suit,
That day when you grit your teeth and wait for the entire entourage (AKA family) to assemble for the Annual Family Photograph (which makes its appearance on Facebook in 3...2...1... thanks Uncle C, yes, yes, I'm Like-ing it now).
It’s on the very same day that you sit together as a family and enjoy the most clichéd Bollywood film (and drool shamelessly at Shah Rukh Khan).
The day when you just cannot stop yourself from mumbling "Yummmmmm" while devouring the flavoursome home-cooked feasts prepared by the women in the family,