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Chinki Sinha

Articles by Chinki Sinha

Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Nov 25, 2021 Chinki Sinha

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s...

Transgenders In India Still Struggling For Right To Adopt Or Marry

Transgenders In India Still Struggling For Right To Adopt Or Marry

Nov 18, 2021 Chinki Sinha

Motherhood doesn’t require gender, say trans-people awaiting adoption law reforms.

Children’s Day: Two Poems To Revisit Old Fables

Children’s Day: Two Poems To Revisit Old Fables

Nov 14, 2021 Chinki Sinha

On this cheerful occasion of children's day, let's not miss the opportunity to revisit some characters from...

WATCH | Patna Diaries: Chhath Puja Traditions Over Time

WATCH | Patna Diaries: Chhath Puja Traditions Over Time

Nov 08, 2021 Chinki Sinha

Follow the diverse celebrations in Bihar where Chhath Puja - a composite culture, a shared festival and...

In Post-Pandemic World, Fashion Industry Needs To Be More Inclusive And Sensitive

In Post-Pandemic World, Fashion Industry Needs To Be More Inclusive And Sensitive

Nov 03, 2021 Chinki Sinha

The future of fashion lies in inclusivity, in being a message board for the times, in imperfect solidarities.

How Art Uplifts Journalism By Lending Soul To The Story

How Art Uplifts Journalism By Lending Soul To The Story

Oct 28, 2021 Chinki Sinha

Art is a form of thinking. In a world where ‘fake news’ dismantles ‘facts’, art is another way to...

Rashid Rana’s Amazing Shah Rukh Portrait Is A Cross-Border Fan Tribute

Rashid Rana’s Amazing Shah Rukh Portrait Is A Cross-Border Fan Tribute

Oct 21, 2021 Chinki Sinha ON Rashid Rana

Lahore-based artist Rashid Rana’s 2004 portrait of SRK, made of thousands of photos, was chosen as the...

Love, Longing And Shah Rukh: Growing Up With DDLJ In The Time Of Mandal And Kamandal

Love, Longing And Shah Rukh: Growing Up With DDLJ In The Time Of Mandal And Kamandal

Oct 21, 2021 Chinki Sinha

Shah Rukh Khan called himself a peddler of love. That’s better than the pitches selling religion. Love is...

Song Sung Blue: Aashiqui, Violin Man And Other Stories From Here And There

Song Sung Blue: Aashiqui, Violin Man And Other Stories From Here And There

Oct 07, 2021 Chinki Sinha

The past is a world before the pandemic, a place of happiness perhaps, of love, of togetherness. We want a...

The Goddess And Other Stories

The Goddess And Other Stories

Oct 06, 2021 Chinki Sinha

In 2017, I went to Patna to see the goddess. It was a return to a time when we would be up all night to see...

The Last  Act

The Last Act

Oct 05, 2021 Chinki Sinha

Of the many childhood memories, one is about a circus. I remember that the circus ground looked like a...

NOSTALGIA: On Revisiting Memories

NOSTALGIA: On Revisiting Memories

Oct 05, 2021 Chinki Sinha

The present is unpleasant. We have a past and a yearning that serves as a deflection tactics. In the...

Pedagogy Of The Oppressed: When Caste, Gender, Women’s Movement Were All 'Out Of Syllabus'

Pedagogy Of The Oppressed: When Caste, Gender, Women’s Movement Were All 'Out Of Syllabus'

Sep 30, 2021 Chinki Sinha

Draupadi’s tribe increases by the day. There are many injustices, a lot of pain and violence out there.

A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World

A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World

Sep 23, 2021 Chinki Sinha

There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.

Hathras: A Poet's Comment On A Post-Truth World

Hathras: A Poet's Comment On A Post-Truth World

Sep 23, 2021 Chinki Sinha

The poem has immortalized that violence faced by the young Dalit girl who was allegedly raped by the upper...