Based on a true story from my childhood with few bits made up to bridge the gap in memory By Shazia Usman “Shiu!” “Shiu!” “Shiu!” …was the name being screeched incessantly by a shrill voice one fine morning in Totoya…

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Kaluti: Disrupting a Lifetime of Colourism

“You have the most beautiful daughters, like guddis…choti white dolls,” said one aunty to another, as they sat atop a padded white tarpaulin on the ground, rolling puris and boondi laddo, surrounded by other aunties. “I just want to take…

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