Last year when Teejay Sidhu and Karanvir Bohra revealed that they were expecting their third child, the actress also shared that she was hoping that it is a girl. "I don't know how to handle boys," she said in her explanation. Later in December when they finally welcomed baby girl #3, an ecstatic Karanvir Bohra took to social media to express his happiness. "I can't help but believe that I'm a father of 3 girls....yahooooo! Life can't get better than this, imagine ruling the world with these 3 Queens in my life... Thank you God for all these angels in my life," he proudly declared.
"That left me a little disappointed. Is a family only 'complete' when you have a boy? Suppose that person had another girl. Would that mean their family was 'incomplete?' Even having just one child is such a #blessing! How many you have after that, or what gender, shouldn't determine your 'completeness'," Teejay added.
Expressing her problem with the comment, Teejay further shared, "I'm sure the comment was not meant to be offensive. (Maybe they meant now there was one of each? In that case, the intention could've been expressed more clearly.) I just feel as a younger generation, we need to be more responsible with the thoughts/ideas we put out there. Let's teach others to celebrate #family. For me, the joy that #family brings me is what completes me."
Seriously, isn't it high time we let go of our "ladka hi hone chahiye" mindset? Sadly, it is more prevalent than we'd like to believe with even young couples continuing with the problematic ideology. We are so happy that Teejay has raised the topic and how the gender of the child is the last thing that should matter in today's day and age. More power to you Teejay!
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