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Dona Biswas

Dona Biswas is pursuing her PhD in Women and Gender Studies from Ambedkar University Delhi. Her research interests include gender, caste and migration, women’s movement and women in movement, North-East Studies.

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Padmaja Naidu : The Longest Serving Female Governor |#IndianWomenInHistory

Padmaja Naidu : The Longest Serving Female Governor | #IndianWomenInHistory

Padmaja Naidu was an Indian freedom fighter and a former governor of West Bengal. She was also the joint founder of the Indian National Congress in Hyderabad.
The 'Aunty' Body And All That Follows

The ‘Aunty’ Body And All That Follows

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.
Begum Hazrat Mahal

Begum Hazrat Mahal – Courtesan, Queen And Military Leader | #IndianWomenInHistory

The entire city of Lucknow and Awadh united under the leadership of Begum Hazrat Mahal to stand up against the British, in the first war of independence, irrespective of religious and gender differences.