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National Herald invokes BJP ire over Op-Ed on #MeToo

National Herald invokes BJP ire over Op-Ed on #MeToo

The swayamvar of Draupadi

National Herald publishes an op-ed which cites instances from Indian mythology to argue that disregard for women’s consent and misogyny are deeply rooted in our religious, cultural and literary traditions. The BJP finds the opinion piece offending 'India and Hindu culture' and files a police complaint against the newspaper.

 

The Wire

 

 

BJP Files Police Complaint Against National Herald for Op-Ed on #MeToo and Epics


National Herald

 

 

 

Are our epics replete with #MeToo sagas?

 

Cover Photo: The Wire