“The movements led by women have always made great differences in India”, said Sarah Joseph at the session on Lost Spaces and Lost Lives: In the context of Budhini. The session witnessed the launch of the memoir Oormayile ee Nalangal, written by K.Ajitha. It is a memoir of her life post the tumultuous life she led as a naxalite.
Later, Sara Joseph spoke on the narrative of her upcoming novel, Budhini, set to release the coming month. The talk was regarding the lives and struggles of revolutionary women and the various movements piloted by them. Activist K. Ajitha also spoke at the session moderated by C. S. Chandrika.
The panel discussed about the several struggles women have gone through to achieve their objectives. K. Ajitha spoke about her personal experience as an ex-naxalite and the differences she had to face in her life.
The session concluded on a hopeful note of considering our lives as a revolt and finding strength in unity to preserve the spaces that could be lost due to our indifference towards the space we live in.