Ritwika Patgiri is a doctoral student in the Economics Department in the South Asian University, New Delhi. She has a Masters in Economics from Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi and a BA in Economics from Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi. She has experience of working as a research intern with organizations like Rashtriya Grameen Vikas Nidhi (RGVN), Sambodhi Research and Communications, Omeo Kumar Das Institute of Social Change and Development (OKDISCD), SDG Society and Femme First Foundation.
The story of Aideu Handique is an important one that needs to be told; after all she was the first ever Assamese actress! But that is not the only reason why her tale is so important.
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