Nikita(6 yrs old): Mama, are u Indian?
Mama(confused): Yes, I'm Indian
Nikita: No you are not, we are Indians...you are not.
Mama(has various answers but none she can express in front of children): So ok if I'm not Indian, then what am I?
Nikita: You are from Bangalore so u r Bangalorean.
Mama(heaves a sigh of understanding): Aaaah like that.
Mama(puts doubt in child's mind): But then you and papa are from Chenngannur*, so are u all Chennganoorians?
Nikita: Come Naina, lets go ask papa if we are Chengannoorians or Indians?
*Chengannur is a district in Kerala.
1 week ago