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Giitanjali Chiya

An avid reader and debater, Giitanjali is a 16-year-old budding writer and (hopefully) a prospective lawyer. Passionate about social issues, she is also a part of Humsafar Trust, a pro-LGBTQI NGO. Her poems have been published twice and she is also the co-editor of her school magazine, Dhruv. Binge-watching TV shows and reading for days on end are a few of the things she does well. You can follow her writing on her blog thenerdyself.

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Made in Heaven Unpacks The Politics Behind Marriages In India

Made in Heaven Unpacks The Politics Behind Marriages In India

While the centre of the series remains the rich and elite class of Delhi, the focus of Made in Heaven remains to be the issues which are often swept under the carpet and closeted.
The Burning Of Holika

Reading Caste In Holi: The Burning Of Holika, A Bahujan Woman

Every Holi, we burn Holika – a Bahujan woman. Our festivals are based on Vedic & Puranic stories which suppress stories of the lower castes.
A Not-So-Patriot Act The Undue Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

A Not-So-Patriot Act: The Unwarranted Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

Predictably, in this hostile environment, the newest episode of Hasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act was met with over-the-top and ridiculous outrage, complete with nastiness online, calls to boycott Netflix, and a harsh critique of Minhaj