Rushati Mukherjee was a campus reporter for t2-The Telegraph, and has written for Hindustan Times and Kindle, the literary magazine. She has blogged for the Jaipur Literature Festival, the Apeejay Kolkata Literature Festival and the Kolkata Literature Festival and regularly conducts interviews of authors, poets and activists on her blog, Spiktinot. She is currently a student of Jadavpur University, pursuing an MA in English.
Women's Day Whatsapp forwards serve to remind me that womanhood is only celebrated when it is convenient. When it is sanitised, stripped of anything remotely political, swathed in pink and devoid of accountability.