ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Testimonies of Struggle

What roles did women play in the numerous struggles in the early years of independence? What were the tensions, social and psychological, that they had to counter in opting for a life of struggle? What were the forces which motivated them? Where did they derive the courage, the energy to survive the deprivations of the life of a social/ political/revolutionary activist? Three women, Dasriben Chaudhari, from Vedchi, Swarajyam, a leader of the Telangana movement and Ila Mitra of the Tebhaga movement in West Bengal narrate their experiences of the early days of independence.

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