Urvashi Butalia

Writer & Publisher

Urvashi Butalia is a publisher and writer. Co-founder of India’s first feminist publishing house, Kali for Women, she now heads Zubaan, which began as an imprint of Kali but is today independent. With a long involvement in the women’s movement in India, Butalia writes on a range of issues to do with women and gender. Among her best known publications are the award-winning history of Partition, The Other Side of Silence: Voices from the Partition of India and more recently, an edited collection titled Partition: The Long Shadow.

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