NEW DELHI – Ms Viji Venkatesh has always referred to her father as Babuji. A Tamil growing up in the 1960s in Delhi, where her father worked as a bureaucrat, she and her family adopted the term – used to refer to a man with respect – instead of appa, the Tamil word for father.
But on Monday, Ms Venkatesh, 70, tweeted a 1950s black-and-white photo of her late Babuji working at his desk and referred to him in another manner – Abba Jaan.
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