Discovering Feminism in the Heart of India

Lovely post by a friend. Evoked memories of a trip to the same set of places many many years ago. Glad to know its still as beautiful…


This is a memoir about travels between Khajuraho, Orchha and Jhansi in February 2016. These towns are part of Bundelkhand region in Central India and though I did not fully appreciate it at first, there is a distinct attachment of the people here to this identity – of being a Bundelkhandi. So, there is a Bundelkhandi language, cuisine, dance and song, culture and ofcourse the all awe-inspiring art and architecture.

It was really for the art and architecture that my friend and I decided to do this trip.

We took an overnight train from Delhi and arrived into Khajuraho at the break of a pink dawn. The cab ride from the railway station to the hotel was among green fields and a trail of small and big hotels. After checking into ours, we hit the streets. Khajuraho is really a small town with the temples as the focal point and…

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Posted on February 24, 2016, in Politics & Citizenship. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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