Physical transition in young girls is not a comfortable process, especially for girls in India. Apart from facing her body undergo numerous changes, there is additional trauma from the many societal taboos and restrictions that are imposed on her.
In this piece, Amrita shares her personal experience and views in this regard.
The poem is set in the backdrop of ethnic violence against minorities. The poem took shape from the interviews that I conducted with the victims of ethnic violence during data collection for my research. I gave the narratives of the victims the shape of a poem.