Bangla Dalit Womanist Speaks

Interview with Bengali Dalit Writer Kalyani Thakur Charal

Authors

  • Jaydeep Sarangi
  • Bidisha Pal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22356/wic.v7i2.78

Abstract

Kalyani Thakur Charal is a cyclonic Dalit feminist and social activist. She wants to be known as a Dalit womanist who believes that writing is an act of resistance. She has four collections of poems, one autobiography and three collections of essays. She edits a cultural magazine, Nir. Her works are translated into English and many of them are on University syllabuses.
This interview is the outcome of the meetings we have in Kolkata in last four months. The interview was originally conducted in Bangla.

Kalyana Thakur Charal

Published

2020-08-02

Issue

Section

Interviews