Priyanka Chatterjee lives in Siliguri from where she reads and writes passionately on concerns that move her. She has published with LiveWire, Himal Southasian, Feminism in India, Cafe Dissensus. She can be reached at email@example.com.
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.