Letters from a Malayali Hindu Sister to a Malayali Hindutva Sister

From today I will be posting of a series of letters I write to a cousin of mine who was persistently sending me the most bloodthirsty Hindutva forwards on Whatsapp. I am not on family Whatsapp groups and this person is really a distant cousin though we have indeed spent some happy times together inContinue reading “Letters from a Malayali Hindu Sister to a Malayali Hindutva Sister”

Many Ways to be an Ostrich – Why we should give them up

Since about a week, I have been trying to write to and speak up many people who I thought would be interested in an offline campaign against localized and intimate forms of islamophobia. It taught me many things. First, it made me seen, again, that many better-off Hindu Malayalis — progressives — are in denial.Continue reading “Many Ways to be an Ostrich – Why we should give them up”

By way of introduction …

Like most Indians whose life is also a moral quest, I am heartbroken by the terrible destruction in Delhi which began in February 2020 and is still ongoing. Not that I am surprised. We are the unfortunate generation which witnessed not just the triumph of evil, but also the silence of the good. We knewContinue reading “By way of introduction …”