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Kiraana Shops and Buying Groceries Posted by on Nov 3, 2016

In the good old days (as I like to think of them) before mall and supermarket shopping became all the rage in India, small mom-and-pop shops called kiraana (किराना) or baniya ke dookaan (बनिया के दूकान) were the only places where one could purchase day-to-day groceries. In these stores, the shop/store owner and his store helpers were the…

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