2 States: The Story of My Marriage is a semi-autobiographical novel by India’s bestselling author, Chetan Bhagat.
Summary: 2 States is an entertaining and humorous personal account of the author and the challenges he and his wife faced in convincing their parents to agree to their marriage. The book follows the love story of Krish and Ananya, as they meet at the IIM Ahmedabad campus and they eventually fall in love and decide to tie the knot. But the humongous task of convincing their parents looms in front of them. The author presents a hilarious account of the complications that arise within Indian families, especially when youngsters from diverse cultural backgrounds fall in love and decide to get married. Krish must try his level best to fit into a traditional South Indian household, and Ananya has to strive to compete with her Punjabi in-laws. Will Krish and Ananya succeed in persuading their parents and win their approval? 2 States is a witty and hilarious novel which will make for an engaging and entertaining read for people of all ages.