Soumya is a Masters graduate in gender from Jamia Millia Islamia & has a PG Diploma in New Media from Asian College Of Journalism. She is learning to unlearn and question patriarchal structures with empathy. She has taken an interest in gardening but has over-watered and killed two plants already. This may or may not be a metaphorical reference to how she deals with life.
Cilappatikaram is an interesting piece of literature that makes a woman the lead of the story. More than that, she ends up defending her husband and “winning” him back in some ways. But how feminist can we call this story?