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

Southasiasphere: ISSUE #2

The long walk home for migrants, tech and surveillance in the time of COVID-19, pardoning a convicted army officer, and more.

Prisoners in a pandemic

COVID-19 reveals structural and systemic inequalities in Sri Lanka’s prison system.

Doctors without armour

Working without protective gear during the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers in Pakistan say they are on a suicide mission.

COVID-19: Southasian states of emergency

A legal analysis of the origins and possible impacts of emergency law.