The Umri gene steals its title from a small village, ‘Mohammadpur Umri’ of Allahabad (U.P.), which has aroused scientific interest among researchers worldwide for its mystery of producing high density of twins.
Along with various phases of protagonist life, the book travels from 1960’s to the present era, weaving drama around the perplexity of Umri village, torching upon the complexities of human emotions.
Domestic violence, discrimination, child abuse or other social issues, every person will find a point in the book where one can relate to. Heard and unheard voices of the society echoes through the various characters of ‘The Umri gene’.
Writer by chance, story-teller by heart, academically certified in human resource, employed in a scientific organisation, working as a finance personnel, author is bewildered and blessed to have all these various disciplines mingled in her life. www.preetykaithwas.com