ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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OBITUARY-S Jagannathan

within which she has functioned. It has been convenient for political critics to peg on to the fact that Lakshmi Parvati is a woman and a woman who belongs to,a backward caste, and is being discredited by the mate heirs because of these factors. It is not necessary at this point to waste ink and paper on the traditions that men in mainstream politics represent or uphold. The important question is what is the culture that women in mainstream politics uphold.

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