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Shriya Roy

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Shriya is a former student of literature and a multimedia journalist with an interest in sports and human rights. She can be found watching Shah Rukh Khan movies or listening to Ali Sethi and 90s Bollywood songs. She enjoys a good cup of black coffee multiple times a day and is often compared to 'Casper, the friendly ghost'.

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Surayya Tyabji: The Woman Who Designed Our National Flag | #IndianWomenInHistory

Surayya Tyabji: The Woman Who Designed India’s National Flag | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Despite the design of the national flag being popularly credited to Pingali Venkayyah, Surayya Tyabji was the one who came up with the final design.
The 'Aunty' Body And All That Follows

The ‘Aunty’ Body And All That Follows

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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.
Velu Nachiyar: The Tamil Queen Who Fought Away the British | #IndianWomenInHistory

Velu Nachiyar: The Tamil Queen Who Fought Away the British | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Velu Nachiyar was the first Indian ruler to fight and triumph against the British in 1780, 77 years before the First War of Independence.

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On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
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The Second Wave of feminism is usually demarcated from the 1960s to the late 1980s. It was a reaction to women returning to their roles as housewives and mothers after the Second World War.

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