Tag: Kamala Das

  • The BS Column: Kamala Das, Madhavikutty, Suraiya (1934-2009)

    (Published in the Business Standard, June 2, 2009)“Belong, cried the categorizers. Don’t sitOn walls or peep in through our lace-draped windows.Be Amy, or be Kamala. Or betterStill, be Madhavikutty. It is time to Choose a name, a role. “(‘An Introduction’, Kamala Das) A name, a role, a religion, a language: all her life, Kamala Das […]