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Isha Singh Sawhney

Writer, musafir and obsessive people watcher

Isha Singh Sawhney is a writer, musafir and obsessive people watcher. She loves seeing new places and hates leaving them. A freelance writer based in Delhi her work appears in publications like The Caravan, Rolling Stone, CnnGo, Vogue, Elle Decor, Elle, Open and Harper’s Bazaar. She is also a columnist with The Sunday Guardian.
Why We Need to Watch Leslee Udwin's Documentary India's

Why We Need to Watch Leslee Udwin's Documentary India's Daughter

I am sick of bandaid measures. I want to watch that documentary. I want to understand why rapes, sexual assaults and harassment happens. What drives men across our country to commit these crimes, every single day? Why is violence against women such a huge problem, with no cure in sight?
05/03/2015 8:23 AM IST
No Country For The Old: Shunning Our Parents In Modern

No Country For The Old: Shunning Our Parents In Modern India

But in countries like ours, when the state fails, where mothers mother their children long after they've had their own children, how can we explain those very children abandoning their aged parents when life gets too distracting?
14/01/2015 8:09 AM IST
Those 15 Types of Biennale

Those 15 Types of Biennale Visitors

For those floundering in my food analogies, I'm simply attempting a categorisation of the archetypes skulking or strutting around the Kochi Muziris Biennale 2014.
21/12/2014 8:26 AM IST