How long in a civilized society can women be shackled by patriarchal traditions? How long can they be denied their fundamental rights and be expected to accept it with grudging fatalism? The daughters of India have raised a war car- we want our rights, and we want it now.
The Bhumata Brigade demanded access to the sanctum sanctorum of the Shani temple. With the intervention of the Chief Minister, they have won the battle, but the war has just begun. They now vow to break every discriminatory custom in India which stands between women and their faith. But should their fight be for entry into all places of worship, regardless of whether it’s Hindu or Muslim?