Manjima Misra is the author of two books : Indian Feminine Fury and Unapologetically Mad. She is pursuing M.A. in English literature at University of Delhi. She is interested in writing at the intersection of education, policy and society.
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.