Living a normal life suddenly became taboo.
It is not very often that I indulge in the ardent regionalism which seems to affect my countrypeople. I have always considered myself "Indian'' first and not really got down to being Odiya. At times,...
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"Durga" is a study on gender bias and the extreme discrimination against widows in India. It lays bare the hypocrisy of a society that chooses to shower adulation on one woman and extreme humiliation on another. The idea was to visually demonstrate how Goddess Durga is present in every woman, whether she belongs to the upper echelons of society, whether she's a middle-class working woman, a humble village girl or even a widow, who's so callously abandoned when her husband dies.
Morning Wrap is HuffPost India’s selection of interesting news and opinion from the day’s newspapers Wish you a very happy and colourful Holi! Here's a slideshow of beautiful Holi pictures. Following...