Manjula Padmanabhan: Dancing with Demons
“There are two questions I used to be asked by journalists when they interviewed me as a cartoonist. The first was: Do Indians have a sense of humour? This was asked in an earnest but mournful tone – We Indians don’t have a sense of humour, do we? – as if the answer were utterly obvious: Of course we don’t! We’re a nation of grim-faced rationalists for whom humour and kinky sex are one and the same!”
Click herefor the full text of Manjulas speech, also available in the hard copy of Himal Southasians December issue.