The Jatar Family Bhishis

Bhishi is a gathering of people who generally meet monthly and each contributes a small amount towards a fund which goes to the person hosting it. It is a type of kitty party…in other words, it is an excuse to keep in touch on a regular basis.

The women of the Jatar Family (and their descendants) have done a great job in maintaining the bhishi for the last 20 years, and more. It’s amazing that the bhishi includes not just first, second and third cousins (spouses too) but also cousins twice removed. Also aunts and nieces, several times removed. The bhishi has everyone with Jatar blood, or someone Continue reading “The Jatar Family Bhishis”

Sarika’s journey to Penang and Buenos Aires

Sarika Pandit is the grand daughter of Bal Jatar, who was the son of Abasaheb, and the grand-son of Shriram Jatar. Veena Pandit nee Jatar, the daughter of Bal Jatar, married Ajit Pandit. Sarika is their daughter.

Sarika is an author. She has written two books. One of them is the Bucket List of a Traveloholic, and another, M for Misfit.

Always a traveloholic, this time Sarika did something different. Continue reading “Sarika’s journey to Penang and Buenos Aires”

Sarika Pandit – the traveloholic

Sarika Pandit is the grand daughter of Bal Jatar, who was the son of Abasaheb, and the grand-son of Shriram Jatar.

Veena Pandit nee Jatar, the daughter of Bal Jatar, married Ajit Pandit. Sarika is their daughter. Sarika wrote a wonderful book called the “BUCKET LIST OF A TRAVELOHOLIC.” It was reviewed by a tech writer from Bangalore called Nishi. Here is the text of her review. Continue reading “Sarika Pandit – the traveloholic”