Kya Ek Ladka Aur Ek Ladki Kabhi IRL Dost Nahi Ho Sakte?

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Kya Ek Ladka Aur Ek Ladki Kabhi IRL Dost Nahi Ho Sakte?

Illustration: Ahmed Sikander

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he early days after everyone moves into a girl’s hostel are the honeymoon period. Bright young women from across the country fill the halls with excited chatter, exchanging numbers, making promises to mom and dad on the phone, chalking out plans to explore their new city, and most importantly, choosing the perfect set of fairy lights for their room.

I met my best friend Avantika during this charmed phase. She, clad in army boots and carrying a rucksack, walked in to my neighbour’s room in the middle of a heated discussion over whether Kamla Nagar was the new Sarojini. Like all the girls before her, she decorated her wall with photos from back home. The only problem, according to her roommate, was that none of those pictures had her pouting, smiling, celebrating with any female friends.

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