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Remembering Lakshmi, 'Devi'

As a dedicated Mathamma, Devi's world consisted of the violent realities of caste oppression and sexual exploitation. Struggling to negotiate her convictions to abolish the practice of dedicating women to the goddess, she wanted to show her fellow Mathammas how it is still possible to struggle for one's own autonomy. Like her life, her death too was a centre of controversy.



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