Sukanya Bhattacharya is a postgraduate student at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. She is interested in looking at feminism and gender through the lenses of popular culture, social media and urban spaces. She has written for 'Asia in Global Affairs' and has also been a volunteer at 'Calcutta Rescue'. She is also an avid debater and a quizzer.
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.