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Other Writing

Commentaries, poems, stories, reports. . .

  • Teaching a girl....her place? Contribution to the blog symposium on "Education, gender and violence" organised as part of the 16-day Annual against Gender Violence 2016. Nov 28, 2016.
  • Sͧhiksha, samaj aur gender-janit bhedbhaav: kya samjhen, kyon laden, kya janen (Education, society and gender-based discrimination: why must we fight back). Conference, Indian women's struggles in the 21st century, Gorakhpur, India. April 22, 2015.
  • "Aadhaar and Welfare Schemes". The Echo of India, (Indian daily, Kolkata, Port Blair, Siliguri). Oct 26, 2013. action/aadhar-and-welfare-schemes-41039.

  • "Aainaa" (poem: a mirror). Jansatta (Indian daily, Delhi), Diwali special issue. November 2013.

  • "Making provisions for a right to education: Converting 'liabilities' to 'assets'?" Reconstructing Education, newsletter, All India Forum for Right to Education, India. Issue 3, June 2012.

  • "Power Shock!" (Translation of Gnani Sankaran's article from Tamil to English) With Sridhar S. Sanhati: fighting neoliberalism in Bengal and beyond (web journal). Aug 16, 2012. LINK:

  • "Meri beti mujhse ek roz zarur puchegi" (poem: For one day my daughter shall ask). Sanhati: fighting neoliberalism in Bengal and beyond (web journal). July 20, 2012.

  • "Women taking action: A survey of Chennai women's organizations" (2nd edition). With Sweta Narayanan. Prajnya Resource Centre on Women in Politics and Policy. Jan 2012.

  • "Women and work: An Indian saga. Report, Women’s History Roundtable Series 2011: Dr. Padmini Swaminathan." Politics Security & Women in South Asia Weblog. July 9, 2011.

  • "Is shiksha adhikaar ka matlab" (The meaning of this Right to Education). Jansatta (Indian daily, Delhi). April 4, 2010.

  • "Ek un-gina naam" (story: A name never counted). Sandarbh, (Indian magazine on education, Bhopal). Issue 68, May 2010.