Nitika, a history & heritage researcher, is one of the Co-founders of Darwesh (a heritage walks based organization) along with Yuveka Singh and Madhavi Menon. She can be reached at [email protected]
An innocent childhood memory can rule our adult lives. My teacher made me feel like a failure at 12 & that incident's been been driving my life till date...
As a 3rd generation Partition survivor, I've heard of how my grandmothers and other women of the family carried poison to end their lives in case of 'anything awful' happening while fleeing their homes.
Can history which is otherwise generally written by men, about men, be explored from women’s perspective? As it turns out, yes.
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