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Aligarh Movie and the sorry state of LGBT rights in India.

I was leisurely lying on my couch yesterday enjoying the not-so-sunny weekend afternoon and switching channels in between when I saw the advertisement of "Aligarh" movie being premiered on one of the television channels. I set a mental reminder for tuning onto the channel at 8.30 pm to watch the movie. I don't remember why… Continue reading Aligarh Movie and the sorry state of LGBT rights in India.

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Short story series: The Good Girl(Part-3)

Mira comes out in the guest room after getting freshen up to find her mother sitting comfortably on the sofa with a Tata sky remote in her hand and switching between the various Hindi channels. Afternoon is her time when she watches the repeat telecast of all the Hindi television serials uninterrupted. There is no… Continue reading Short story series: The Good Girl(Part-3)

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Article published in HuffingtonPostIndia: Not A Hapless Woman Anymore!

It was 6.30 in the evening but it looked as if it was midnight. I was sitting on the night bus from Guwahati ISBT bus stop to my hometown in Arunachal Pradesh. My sister and I were visiting home after nearly a year, and naturally we were excited. I had always liked this bus drive… Continue reading Article published in HuffingtonPostIndia: Not A Hapless Woman Anymore!