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​"From an early age, I haven't let gender-based obstacles of any kind stop me personally or professionally. When I was young, I played as a state-level hockey player, and later on, I travelled the world alone when it wasn't something one expected of a young Indian woman—these were both important milestones in my evolution. It was really a given for me that I could do whatever interested me, my gender notwithstanding. That, to me, is feminism—the choice to do anything that I want to."

Skirt: Namrata Joshipura; Pumps: Christian Louboutin, Photograph: Mehtab Mann, Styling: Zunaili Malik

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