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

The anatomy of Urdu

How the language of state-making in Pakistan contributes to the erasure of regional languages.

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Southasiasphere podcast episode 06: Updates and analysis from around the region.

Translating a pandemic

The impact of COVID-19 terminology on Southasian languages.

The myth of Congress socialism

Why Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi were never really on the Left to begin with.