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In defense of Shiva Maya

Published On: January 18, 2020 08:17 AM NPT By: Dikchya Raut/Manita Raut

One would say, sati system, an ancient Hindu tradition, wherein a widow would burn herself to death on her husband’s pyre is abolished. It has, literally. Figuratively, it isn’t uncommon to witness women burning in pyre of gender biases compelled to let go of leadership position they rightfully hold just because male counterparts fail to adhere to their responsibilities.