Tasleema Nasreen, a celebrated author, a woman, a guest of the nation, physically attacked, manhandled by Muslim MLAs at a Book Launch, in the name of protecting Islam. And there would be no nation wide condemnation of the act, there would be no candle light march, those MFers won’t be punished, and they say Sanjay Dutt and the likes are threat to the nation. And we continue to have no shame.
Sanjukta Basu is a Feminist Writer, Documentary Photographer and Gender Trainer. Her photography interest lies mainly in travel and documentary photography with focus on social development issues, gender and public space, along with professional documentary style wedding photography. Her literary and photography works have been published by national and international media houses and publications, reaching audiences in France, Canada, Sweden, Germany and more. Her personal blog is a political tool of self-representation, with a visibility of over 570,000 unique page views and 10,000+ followers via social media. In 2009 she was awarded the TED Fellowship for her blogging and community leadership activities. A public speaker she has delivered talks and lectures at TEDx conferences, Universities, Colleges, NGOs. Presently she contributes to media houses like Firstpost, Huffington Post, Women’s Web. She has a bachelor’s degree in Law from Delhi University and is currently pursuing MA in Women and Gender Studies from IGNOU View all posts by Sanjukta