When she was 15, her boyfriend wasn’t her lover. He was a thief, stole her first kiss.
Adityanath warns in his essay on “the inherent dangers in making women like men”. He quotes texts to say “if men acquire women-like qualities they become God but, when women acquire men-like qualities they become “rakshas” (demons)”. Serious thought must be given to these issues, writes Adityanath
It’s only a fool who fears what he doesn’t know. Let our voices be heard . With so many human right lawyers and activist non of them are out there talking the truth just because they fear.
We strongly reject the cheap pity, tears and reducing sympathy. The self-assertion of Dalits has been proving to be a great danger to the Savarnas, of all hues
Krish came into this campus with many dreams. He told many of us that we want to speak and write like ‘these scholars’. His dreams now have been shattered by this Brahminical institution and society
Every worker is entitled to a living wage. Women do 2/3 of the world’s work – in the home, on the land and in the community – but most of this work is unwaged
But I am not playing the victim here, because I realise we are up against a political agenda. Your role in that agenda is not a small one – to build narratives that suit those in power. And all of that is something we have decided to fight back.
You used to silence opposition bowlers with the power of your bat. Do not let cynics exploit the power of your words to silence a young woman’s idealism.
A very recent incident of such was today’s conflict at Ramjas College of Delhi University which showcased hooliganism in it’s peek.
She has been pushed to the margins. People are talking about her now when she entered the fray. Somebody claimed that the BSP will get 24 out of 50 seats. As a matter of fact, the media does not understand the BSP. Due to this, it only focuses on the political strategies of other parties. If you don’t visit the villages, how can you present the true picture? Opinions formed at tea stalls are different from those formed in cities. A complete picture emerges only when opinions are collected at all levels.”