Articles by: Jaya Sharma

UP Elections: Sex and the Sanyasi

UP Elections: Sex and the Sanyasi

How is it that even as Uttar Pradesh  goes to the polls, even as desperate youth go on a rampage to demand employment, their Chief Minister remains focused on evoking violent fantasies around the ‘M’ of the Mafia.  How is it that the facts of Kairana matter so little when Adityanath evokes the “Kashmir-like” Hindu exodus?  How is it that[Read More…]

by 26/02/2022 Comments are Disabled India
What the fantasy about Kashmiri “girls” reveals about men of Hindutva

What the fantasy about Kashmiri “girls” reveals about men of Hindutva

Much has been written about the excitement of Hindu Nationalist men at the prospect of being able to marry Kashmiri “girls”, but a question still remains.  Why in the world would Kashmiri “girls”,or at least those interested in boys, want that – especially in light of the hotness quotient of Kashmiri men?  This could well be damned as a politically[Read More…]

by 08/09/2019 2 comments India, Patriarchy