Being born in a Gujarati family is a feeling of pride in itself. We Gujaratis can be loud way too many times, we can be all typical and talk in that accent, we are smart when it comes to business and leave a mark almost everywhere we go. But apart from all that, for Gujarati girls, once she crosses her 20’s, the so cliche dialogue ‘Lagan kari le‘ pops out of nowhere. It happens a lot at weddings or family gatherings, the mainstream dialogue ‘Atli moti thay gay, lagan kyare karis‘ is fired at you and your response has to be all kind and polite but in your head, you just wish to run away like really far.
Listed below are 10 times when Gujarati girls are fired with the dialogue ‘Lagan kari le’:
1. When you want to stay out till late:
That time when you argue about staying out late at night, the only thing parents say is, ‘Lagan kari le pachi eni sathe akhi raat rakhadjo‘.
2. When you decide to take a break:
That time when you decide to take a break or an off from work to find direction as what life has to offer, the only thing parents would say, ‘Pati gayu kaam? Have lagan kyare karis?‘
3. When you wish to go on a tour:
When you want to travel the world all over, the only thing they say is, ‘Lagan karine ja je jya javu hoy tya, koi na nai pade!‘.
4. When settling abroad is your dream:
That time when you say you want to settle abroad but your parents see it as, ‘Tya Meena Ben no chokro doctor che, lagan kari le, settle pan thay javase’.
5. When you mess things up:
Times when you forget to add sugar while making tea or forget umbrella or new Tupperware bottle back at work parents be like, ‘Kyare responsible tha se, lagan kari le badhi bhaan avi jase!!’
6. When you turn 22:
When you turn 22 or 23, this dialogue even your maid would pop up, ‘22 ni thay gay ne, chokro jovanu chalu kari de, lagan karvani umar thay gay’.
7. When somebody else is getting married:
That time when some kaka’s daughter is getting married, everybody around you be like ‘Tu pan have nakki kari le’.
8. When at a wedding:
Weddings are for food(I’m sure you all agree) but from chacha to dadi, they find you out of nowhere and say, ‘Bhanvanu pati gayu?’, before we attempt to answer they fire back with another question ‘Lagan kyare karis?’ ‘Chokro gamyo koi?’ ‘Lagan kari le, tara lagan ma khavanu labh male amne’ and the list goes on and on.
9. When they ask you indirectly:
When relatives come over for tea but they actually turn out to be cupids saying, ‘A chokro, job Australia ma, ane a chokro England no, bol have koni sathe meeting fix karavi che?’
10. When you want to study more:
That time when you just want to pursue higher studies, ‘Lagan kari le, pachi bhanti reje‘.
TBH, it all gets too much at some point of time. Let us know about your ‘Lagan kari le’ story in the comments below.Till then, keep reading and don’t forget to subscribe and share our page and stay tuned to TMN for your daily dose of nothingness!