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Surmayi Khatana

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Surmayi is a writer trying to pen down words with ink made from sunset's colours and a student of Political Science at Miranda House. She has authored a story in a collection of short stories called Cadence. Her poetry and fiction have been published in several online journals and print anthologies. A blog columnist for Teen Belle Magazine, she has also been a contributor to Medium and a content writer for Reform The Norm. A raging feminist using writing as her medium.

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How Not To Celebrate Women's Day: Deconstructing WhatsApp Forwards

How Not To Celebrate Women’s Day: Deconstructing WhatsApp Forwards

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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.
20 Indian Songs That Are A Must For Your Feminist Playlist

20 Indian Songs That Are A Must For Your Feminist Playlist

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These are 20 Indian songs you need to listen to which will empower you and make you feel happy about being a woman.
Gender & The Shaping Of New Sensibilities In Malayalam Cinema

Gender & The Shaping Of New Sensibilities In Malayalam Cinema

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A few of the films in Malayalam cinema industry today are striking a strong blow against misogyny, which has otherwise been celebrated unapologetically for decades.

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