Mandira Bedi carrying Raj Kaushal’s bier, performed the last rites; broke gender stereotypes
With teary eyes, Mandira Bedi said goodbye to husband Raj Kaushal and performed the last rites; netizens call her ‘Empowered Woman Of India’
Yesterday, Mandira Bedi said goodbye to her beloved husband Raj Kaushal, who passed away after he suffered a cardiac arrest in the early morning on Wednesday.
As soon as the news was out on the Internet, Mandira and Raj's colleagues and friends penned condolence messages while others also attended the funeral.
Raj's funeral videos and pictures hit the internet set a new example, as his wife Mandira performed his last rites.
Unlike followed in the Hindu old tradition of a man in the family performing the last rites, wife Mandira was seen holding the bier of her husband, which men in India usually hold.
Pictures and videos of Mandira performing her husband’s last rites, broke the gender stereotypes in the most challenging times of her life. Netizens were seen lauding her.
One of the netizens shared an article on the same, calling the actress as “EMPOWERED WOMAN OF INDIA.’
Another netizen wrote, “may god bless her. it’s appreciable that even in this moment of grief, she broke the gender stereotypes and smashed the patriarchy.”