How Indian Women Got the Right to Vote and More with Dr. Mrinalini Sinha

Sep 5, 2022


In this episode, historian Dr. Mrinalini Sinha talks to us about the emergence of the stereotype of the ‘effeminate Bengali’, why Katherine Mayo’s 1927 book ‘Mother India’ became controversial, and how women got divided along caste lines in the fight for their right to vote in colonial India.
‘In Perspective’ is our podcast series where academics reveal little-known facts about Indian history, society and culture.


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