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    22 Thoughtful Diwali Gift Ideas For Your Extremely Indian Parent

    For their daily WhatsApp forwards to incessant lectures... show your lovable folks how much you appreciate them.

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    1. For the parent who has always been there for you (and chai) unconditionally: Chumbak Best Maa Mug, ₹295, and Best Dad Mug, ₹295.

    Both mugs are ceramic and microwave safe.

    Get the Maa Mug here and the Dad Mug here.

    2. For the father whose love frequently takes the shape of a lecture: the Great Indian Father Mug, ₹299.

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    Made of microwave-safe ceramic, this mug has a 330 ml capacity. Perfect for papaji to sip chai from, while dispensing important life advice!

    Get it here.

    3. For the parent who needs some rest and relaxation: This Pyari Mumma cushion, ₹299 or Achhe Papa cushion, ₹299. Both for ₹499.

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    Each cushion consists of a printed 12x12 inch cushion cover made of poly satin with a black, dyed cotton back, and a vacuum-packed conjugated fibre filler (180 g approx filling). Available in multiple colours.

    Get the Pyari Mumma cushion here, the Achhe Papa cushion here, and a set of both here.

    4. For the ghazal-loving parent: the Saregama Carvaan, ₹5,999.

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    It is USB and Bluetooth-enabled and available in multiple colours, with and without the app. It has an LCD screen display, built-in stereo speakers, a rechargeable battery and comes pre-loaded with 5,000 evergreen Hindi songs from all the legends!

    Get it here.

    5. For the drama kings and queens for whom sleep is SACRED: a set of sleeping masks, ₹449.

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    Each 7.8 x 3.3 inch sleeping mask is made of padded cotton with a dual elastic band. Available in four styles and colours.

    Get it here.

    6. For the parent who loves elegant wooden items: A personalised engraved wooden photo, from ₹449.

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    This personalised photo plaque from Incredible Gifts India is made of smooth, brown wood in a rectangular shape with an elegant metal rod stand. It comes in six different sizes from 4 x 5 inches to 9 x 12 inches.

    Get it here.

    7. For the parent who won't stop bombarding the family WhatsApp group with forwards, despite several protests and hartals: make sure they can be up to their mischief comfortably with a pop socket, ₹499.

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    Available in many different stylish designs. Get it here.

    8. For the parent who adores cooking food or mixing drinks: these wooden signs saying Mamma da Dhaba, ₹299, or Papa da Theka, ₹269, or a set of both, ₹649.

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    The Mamma da Dhaba sign is available in different styles and scripts.

    Get the Mamma da Dhaba sign here, the Papa da Theka sign here, and the set of both here.

    9. For the parent who deserves a pat on the back as well as a good back massage for all their hard work: this full body massager, ₹1,799.

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    This electric Shiatsu massager can be used on multiple body parts. The heat and intensity can be adjusted.

    Get it here.

    10. For the parent whose spectacles are a part of their signature style: this whimsical wooden spectacle holder, ₹70.

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    This beautiful brown wooden spectacles holder comes in a 2.5 x 6 inch dimension. An interesting decor item with amazing utility.

    Get it here.

    11. For the parent who is obsessed with water and hydration: this printed copper bottle, ₹599.

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    It has a one litre capacity, is good for health, and is available in multiple designs! Get it here.

    12. For the parent who appreciates a good natural soap: Khadi Natural Handmade Soap Collection, ₹199.

    This collection of natural, handmade soaps contains 12 soaps of 25 grams each. The deliciously scented variations include: aloe vera, rose water, chandanhaldi, saffron, lemon, sandalwood, pure neem, neem-tulsi, mix fruit, pure mint, lemongrass, and orange.

    Get it here.

    13. For the financially conservative parent who respects saving and investing, gift a gram of gold, ₹4,225.

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    They'll be very impressed with you! Get it here.

    14. For the parent who will appreciate a luxurious new fragrance: Forest Essentials Sandalwood and Vetiver Body Mist, ₹1,595.

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    This luxury ayurvedic body mist contains pure aloe vera juice, sandalwood oil, and vetiver root oil. It has a mild, very desi, nostalgia-inducing fragrance, like your grandmother's sari cupboard.

    Get it here.

    15. For the parent whose schedule revolves around yoga, meditation and exercise: a comfortable yoga mat, ₹499.

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    It's available in multiple colours, in thickness from 4mm to 6mm, and includes a strap.

    Get it here.

    16. For the amma or appa who deserve a daily reminder that they're the best of the best: these fridge magnets saying Best Amma Ever, ₹199 and Best Appa Ever, ₹159.

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    Get the Best Amma Ever magnet here and the Best Appa Ever magnet here.

    17. For the parent who loves personalized gifts: a personalised mug with a cherished photo, ₹95.

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    Customise this white ceramic mug with a photo personal to your parent. This mug is has a 325 ml capacity, 3.25 inch diameter and 3.75 inch height. It is non-toxic, BPA-free, and dishwasher, microwave, oven, and freezer safe.

    Get it here.

    18. For the parent who likes a touch of the magical: a snow globe photo frame, from ₹399.

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    Note that this is not a personalised product-- you willl get just the snow globe frame, and will have to print out and insert a photo yourself.

    Get the heart shaped frame here and get the dome shaped frame here.

    19. For the parent who is convinced the low-carb lifestyle is a conspiracy and remains inseperable from their chaawal: this Prestige Electric Rice Cooker, ₹1,490.

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    This electric rice cooker will make cooking effortless and a lot less time-consuming. It can be used to prepare rice, veggies, lentils, soups, desserts, and more!

    Get it here.

    20. For the parent who has a lot of writing to do: the World's Best Dad Pen, ₹294, or the World's Best Mom Pen, ₹299.

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    This wooden pen with a golden cap comes engraved with the words "World's Best Dad" or "World's Best Mom." The ink is blue.

    Get the Dad pen here and the Mom pen here.

    21. For the GREAT Indian mom: Mummy Ji Tussi Great Ho Mug, ₹299.

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    This dishwasher and microwave safe ceramic mug holds 330 ml of liquid. It is non-toxic and BPA-free and comes with a square canvas coaster.

    Get it here.

    22. And for the parent for whom the perfectly circular roti is a must, get this Bajaj Vacco Non-Stick Chapati Maker, ₹1,784.

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    Get it here.