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Rehtaf – Father of the Fatherless

Rehtaf, Father of the Fatherless is the product of my strong desire to do some justice to my mum, Leela Joy, who was brutally tormented and finally killed by a violent family tradition, the custom where she was given in marriage at a very early age. She was never informed that she was going to be given in marriage; instead she was sold in the marriage marketplace like cattle sold on the cattle market for butchering. The only difference being that when cattle are sold, the owner receives money, but when Leela was sold, the owner had to pay the buyer two thousand rupees and ten pavan of gold to get rid of her (one pavan is eight grams). Her value was seven hundred thousand rupees fewer than cattle in the current market. How could a human soul have less value than cattle?