Priyam Marik is a freelance journalist based in Kolkata, writing on politics, culture, and sport. He completed his Master’s in journalism from the University of Sussex, United Kingdom in 2020. Priyam is also a published poet, and his first book Scintillae, came out in July 2019. When not writing, Priyam loves to debate, sample new cuisines, and cheer for FC Barcelona.
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.