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Tanika Sarkar


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Tanika Sarkar retired as a professor of history at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. Her most recent research focuses on the rise of the Hindu right in India with a focus on its impact on women. Sarkar is the author of many books including Hindu Wife, Hindu Nation: Community, Religion, and Cultural Nationalism (2001) and Rebels, Wives, Saints: Designing Selves and Nations in Colonial Times (2009).