Gauri Lankesh wrote about ‘Reclaiming Mahishasur’

What explains the increasing fascination for Mahishasur and other Asurs? Is it enough to dismiss this phenomenon by arguing that mythology is not history? Or that folklore cannot tell us about our past?

Read the story in English here.

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For more information on Mahishasur, see Mahishasur: A People’s Hero. The book is available both in English and Hindi. Contact The Marginalised, Delhi (Phone: 9968527911).

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