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Delve into the sheer mag­nif­i­cence of the lake palaces in Udaipur — one trip is sim­ply not enough

Fa­ther’s Day has al­ways­been mean­ing­ful be­cause it sheds light on the ac­com­plish­ments of the ‘ be­hind- the- scenes’ par­ent, who of­ten does not get cast in the bright lime­light. The sto­ries Big Daddy and Lessons From Dad ( June 17) are both beau­ti­ful trib­utes to the men who have shaped our lives. To­day, dads play a much more par­tic­i­pa­tory role in the up­bring­ing of kids, and there­fore con­trib­ute in shap­ing their per­son­al­i­ties. Gone are the days when kids would main­tain adis­tance from their dads, ei­ther be­cause they were too scared of their stern fa­cades or failed to con­nect with them due to the sheer lack of time they spent to- gether. Just like the fairer sex plays­mul­ti­faceted roles in to­day’s life, dads don’t like to play sec­ond fid­dle when it comes to rais­ing their chil­dren. The mod­ern man is a true su­per­hero, con­stantly bal­anc­ing work and fam­ily. How­ever, I find it nec­es­sary to pointout that bein­gan­ac­tive part of your child’s life is a priv­i­lege. My heart goes out to the peo­ple­who work longhours, or are forced to move to other coun­tries to pro­vide for their fam­i­lies. These are the men who do not have the good for­tune of be­ing able to spend time with their chil­dren be­cause they were too busy se­cur­ing their kids’ fu­tures in­stead. They work be­hind the scenes, toil­ing for the ben­e­fit of their chil­dren, yet never be- a m o al P r te h g u a d & n so n i b o R m o D : d re u t ic P

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