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Dear Pari, India’s first narrative podcast on adoption hosted by parents Rakesh and Priya, will take the listeners through their journey of adopting their daughter while discussing pertinent issues. Parents, adoptees, government officials, anti-trafficking experts on child adoption are part of this series. This series is brought to you by Suno India, a podcast platform for issues that matter. Subscribe on

Latest Podcast


Episode 7 – Flipping the coin (Part 1)

  • December 2, 2018
  • 31 min
In this part of this episode, we spoke to Arun Dohle, a child rights activist who has unveiled many child trafficking scandals in India and more..

Episode 6 – Don’t Hide it

  • November 11, 2018
  • 26 min
This episode deals with the one topic that leaves many parents nervous and anxious-the how-to of the disclosure. We continue our discussion with Varsha Swamy, more..

Episode 5 – The Heart Speaks

  • October 28, 2018
  • 25 min
This episode brings to you stories of two adoptees and how they dealt with the knowledge of being adopted. In one story, the adoptee was more..

Episode 4 – Identity

  • October 22, 2018
  • 27 min
In this episode, we will bring to you perspectives on shaping the identity of an adoptee and why it is important to have honest and more..

Episode 3 – All About the Law

  • October 14, 2018
  • 25 min
This episode will bring to you an interview with CARA CEO Col Deepak Kumar and will strive to explain to you different laws available for more..

Episode 2 – Breaking the Stigma

  • October 7, 2018
  • 26 min
Episode 2 will explore the silent and yet loud stigma about adoption. It will also highlight the importance of society embracing positive adoption language as more..

Our Hosts

Padma Priya

She is the editorial lead for Suno India & host of Dear Pari, a first of its kind narrative series on adoption in India.

Rakesh Kamal

He is the co-host of Dear Pari and is also producing another podcast series on environmental issues in India for Suno India.

Episode 7 – Flipping the coin (Part 1)