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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

Episode 8 – Closing the triad

  • December 23, 2018
  • 37 min
In this episode we talk to Suganda, who is a prospective single mother who gives us an insight into the unique challenges faced by single more..

Episode 7 – Flipping the coin (Part 2)

  • December 15, 2018
  • 19 min
In this episode we talk about the tragic case of 3-year-old Sherin Mathews with Shanna Poteet and Reena Bana, child rights advocates and admins of more..

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..

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 8 – Closing the triad