Riddhi Dastidar

 Riddhi Dastidar is a queer neurodivergent writer and journalist in New Delhi. She is a Gender Studies scholar at Ambedkar University Delhi where she studies 'madness'. Her poetry has been shortlisted for the TFA Award in 2019 and 2020. She used to be a molecular biologist once but changed her mind.

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Shortlisted in the Himal Short Story Competition 2019.

Feb 14, 2020

Latest Articles

Sustaining the myth of merit

How technical knowledge became the preserve of a ‘meritorious’ upper-caste elite.

From Bin Qasim to Ertugrul

How the Pakistani state has revived the use of historical drama as a political tool.

The costly spectacle of cricket

What COVID-19 reveals about the spectacle of cricket and inequality within the cricket fraternity.

The early story of Christianity in Northeast India

Colonial officers, venture capitalists and Baptist missionaries in the Naga highlands.