Rini Barman

Rini Barman

The author is an MPhil student at Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi. Her writings have been published by The Hindu Business Line, The Sunday Guardian, Himal, DailyO and others She tweets as @barman_rini (twitter.com/barman_rini)

Holi should stop being an excuse to sexually harass women

Delhi in the month of March is really a beautiful city – the weather is mildly cool and the sun is not that sharp. One would expect that more tourists would visit the place during springtime for whiffs of fresh air. In short, peaceful sites to travel around, before the hot winds begin. But surprisingly, in this month, you will find anything but peace on the streets. This is a different kind of war I am hinting at – those who have booked their tickets for the hills to flee from the Holi horror show know exactly what I am talking about. More ...

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