While the administration says the decision was taken because of past misconduct, students and alumni are demanding more answers from the university.
Apart from depicting them as eternally depressed and dull, Bollywood has always painted widows as asexual hermits instead of complete human beings.
We are bodies thrown into a toxic pool of unrealistic demands and dangling promises. And we are expendable.
We are trained to be silent right from a young age. How, then, do we learn to speak up?
We must realise that staying silent and keeping ourselves away from acts of oppression is a form of oppression in itself.
Esha Bahal got to step into the shoes of the British high commissioner for a day thanks to this video on gender equality.