Anne Mary Shaju is a first year M.A.History student at University of Delhi. She is a student of history whose fields of interest includes gender, subaltern, oral, social, political and economic histories. You can find her on Instagram.
In the Indian imagination, an ‘Aunty’ is a middle-aged, usually fat woman who is married and has children. Young women, especially unmarried ones, either do not want to associate with the term or are expected to steer clear of it.