All this talk about mass graves and aerial shots of funeral pyres has proved to be more triggering than I expected. The fact that they are yet again using words like ‘ritual’, ‘tradition’, and ‘religious beliefs’ to stop the facts from getting out is infuriating in itself, but that’s not this is about. The anger I’ve been hoarding goes back a few years. I’m only realizing now how potently alive it still is, and I want to be rid of it. So, here goes.

Women aren’t allowed anywhere near the process of sending a human being off. They are not…





Sankeertana Dantuluri

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