V. Geetha

The writer is a Chennai-based social historian and activist, has translated two of Perumal Murugan’s novels into English.

Articles By V. Geetha

A mirror of his time

Karunanidhi’s biography tells a rich story of the promise — and limitations — of Indian democracy and the pragmatics of social justice

Tamil Nadu’s season of discontent

Farmers’ deaths have been reported from the drought-hit Cauvery delta. Loan waivers, soft loans and compensation for ‘proven’ suicides are insufficient as state response.

Victory for populism

Tamil Nadu has a new government. But will it have new governance?

The silencing of Murugan

How the Hindu far right conspired with caste-based assertion to break his spirit.