Fighting patriarchy: Dreams of a 20 year old girl

Patriarchy. A system which is so strong, so powerful. A system which can be very explicit and visible on one hand and so subtle, so difficult to notice on another hand. The more I open my eyes, the more aware I become, the more I am able to see the all pervasiveness of patriarchy all around me.…

And that day, I too became corrupt!

1760000 crores. This was the estimated loss to the nation in the infamous 2G coal scam.  This, added with other corruption scams heated up the country’s common man who had become helpless. The public became furious. There were protests. There was the revolutionary ‘Anna Andolan’. Issues like corruption took centre stage in every conversation- in…

Learning from an aggressive, full-of-garbage woman!

Today, when I was travelling in the metro with my colleague, I saw this young woman, she must have been around 25, with two kids- a boy and a girl. The baby girl must have been around 3 years old and she was very jovial- jumping around, wanting mother’s attention, going round and round on…

When I started writing what others wanted to read

I have always wanted to become a creator. I have been sure that beyond someday, I won’t be taking up a job, I would be the one who creates jobs. There is something- something deep which strives to find purpose, meaning in life. The more I question, the more confused I become. Maybe this, maybe…