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

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Continuing Agony of Kandhamal

Breaking the Shackled Silence: Unheard Voices of Women from Kandhamal (first edition) by Saumya Uma, published by National Alliance of Women, Odisha chapter, 2014.

Can you imagine how a mother would have felt when her son repeatedly told her that he was going to die? I banged on the door of my Hindu neighbours and pleaded with them to help me, but out of fear that they too would be attacked, no one opened their doors…I sat with his body for three days, safeguarding it from dogs.

                                                                                                                       – Testimony of a 70-year-old Hindu woman
                                                                                                                                                            from Kandhamal

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