Articles by Sanskrita Bharadwaj
Mar 19, 2019
In Meghalaya's patriarchy-driven matrilineal society, women turn entrepreneurs for livelihoodDespite being a matrilineal society, domestic violence is on the rise in Meghalaya leaving women often in a pitiable plight.
Sep 29, 2018
Monsoon Music: In Assam, prayers for the arrival of rain — and its departureThe genres of folk music created by tribes in Assam address the monsoon in varied ways, depending on their relationship with this destructive and nourishing season
Jun 27, 2018
Snapshots from Guwahati's Ambubachi Mela, a yearly festival marking the goddess Kamakhya's menstrual cycleAt the onset of the monsoons in Assam, for about four days, the doors of the Kamakhya Temple are closed in observance of the Ambubachi Mela. The fair marks the annual menstruation of the goddess at Kamakhya