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Director, Dara Shikoh Fellowship | Created @PinkListIndia | @Columbia Class of 2018 | Words: @CNN, @guardian, @qzindia, @thewire_in | Pronouns: He, Him

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Protest against Kashmir lockdown in Punjab. Of course, all attempts were made to declare the protest criminal. Incl… https://t.co/XXSu8x1xMo
Retweeted by Anish GawandeAs of January 2019, only about 52% of all registered TB patients have actually submitted their valid bank account d… https://t.co/h5dlgtCK9c
Retweeted by Anish GawandeWhat I found when I went to get in the shower this morning. https://t.co/IBoFzkCrYB
Retweeted by Anish GawandeMy African dad after I skipped class to drive him to the hospital for surgery: https://t.co/H7Xk6Dgk4T
Retweeted by Anish GawandeI'm compiling a list of memoirs/autobiographies by women in law (lawyers, judges, scholars) in South Asia. Recommen… https://t.co/RQ4o78ObGQ
Retweeted by Anish GawandeFantastic #PridePanel at Sophia's Kaleidoscope! With @hiyer, @TheGuysexual, @Shrushtiashok, Yogesh Shetty, and Bi… https://t.co/FDd05g6LScA lovely piece on poetry gatherings in Delhi.. made possible in large measure due to the energies and synergies mar… https://t.co/zN4tPkTb8o
Retweeted by Anish Gawande"Harvard had a men-only library until 1967, barring women because they “distracted from serious scholarship.” Harva… https://t.co/O4bhGp3am7
Retweeted by Anish GawandeIt looks like these autos are gonna take a free kick. https://t.co/BphMnAdOk9
Retweeted by Anish GawandeIn the last week, I’ve spent time speaking with people living and working in #Kashmir - journalists, human rights lawyers and students.
Retweeted by Anish GawandeThe spectre of Pratap Narayan Mishra rides again. It was he - not Bhartendu Harishchandra, to whom this slogan is o… https://t.co/opHtF3oRKl
Retweeted by Anish GawandeA staggering 92% of the transgender population is deprived of rights to participate in any form of economic activit… https://t.co/lkbz8ENLz5
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9/15
2019
Day 40: #100Days of posting covers of books I love: 1 book a day for 100 days. #MyFavouriteBookshttps://t.co/N7u1QZiLm2
Retweeted by Anish GawandeWhen Gaga Bhatt coronated king Shivaji in 1674 in a lavish ceremony after "proving" that he was indeed a Kshatriya,… https://t.co/6FMHPlGvDy
Retweeted by Anish GawandeWhen Brahmins in Maharashtra denied to perform coronation ceremony for king Shivaji, they furthered the following a… https://t.co/AtC8M1gxAa
Retweeted by Anish GawandeThe priest's arguments were that Shahu Maharaj was a Shudra (he was a Maratha) and hence wasn't entitled to Vedic rites.
Retweeted by Anish GawandeNow let's come to early 20th century for our second example. In the first decade of 20th century, the priest of Sha… https://t.co/MqwOBAYYZH
Retweeted by Anish Gawande @h_tejas I argue with my own family that munj only allows dvij castes to be reborn. Which is why it ends with learn… https://t.co/wj8SKfS9G8Trifurcation would be a bigger disaster than the current bifurcation. Beyond Jammu city and Srinagar, districts in… https://t.co/wvrnqZcYxsDid the government just launch a scheme, to replace a scheme, that it had launched earlier?
Retweeted by Anish Gawande"Vikas" https://t.co/wu4Pyhx1T3#WATCH Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses the media in Delhi https://t.co/wM1lhQOar3
Retweeted by Anish Gawande @kookykarthik But competitive exam guides are the best. How else will you know who won Asian Games shotput women's… https://t.co/jDzWzRA248Amidst conflicting media reports and communication blockade, Kashmiris outside the valley are raising their voices… https://t.co/XVmk6Fzdvm
Retweeted by Anish GawandeAnd we are supposed to celebrate this stupidity! https://t.co/rroZ9RtuNE
Retweeted by Anish Gawande"But landlines are open!!!" Your Swiggy delivery guy makes three calls *from his mobile phone* to reach your house… https://t.co/4v06djrYZI @Punishe39696428 @prannv99 I did. @MarginalScribbl Not to mention he creates fake bad takes along the way too.Who will tell our government that there are languages beyond Hindi? In Bhaderwah, for instance, more than 7 mother… https://t.co/4nSYBQx021"Nobody in the world, nobody in history, has ever gotten their freedom by appealing to the moral sense of the peopl… https://t.co/p0Gn0pWmFZThis month's issue of @thecaravanindia includes two excellent Sri Lanka centric literary essays both Sri Lanka cent… https://t.co/eL6kT1RquO
Retweeted by Anish GawandeThe wonderful ⁦@sohinichat⁩ is a flaneur walking through one of my favourite parts of Kolkata in this ⁦@livemint⁩ f… https://t.co/imchq54VaU
Retweeted by Anish Gawande'So please, oh please, we beg, we pray, Go throw your TV set away, And in its place you can install A lovely booksh… https://t.co/ViyK2at3kd
Retweeted by Anish Gawande @SrishtyRanjan I think because the size and facilities help characterize the horror. Auditoriums for Goebbelsian p… https://t.co/QmBDl64F2ewhy are people talking about the size, and amenities at that forsaken detention camp in assam. there should be no d… https://t.co/QMMJTIg7ha
Retweeted by Anish Gawande @rishikesh_patil @ndtv Have you seen the concentration camps in Germany? Auditoriums to screen propaganda, hospit… https://t.co/TUuB1PJFCOIndia's 1st Illegal Immigrant Detention Camp Size Of 7 Football Fields. When Germany built concentration camps in… https://t.co/Fy6wNojBD3
Retweeted by Anish Gawande @ranjithoskote Reading the replies to that tweet makes me shudder. And lose any hope in possibilities of redemption. @Prescottasia @Shehla_Rashid Please send your ageing relatives, differently abled friends, and young children to th… https://t.co/t3nbfhIbSJ
9/14
2019
@anishgawande Ja, richtig: das ist ein Konzentrationslager.
Retweeted by Anish Gawande @laurakurgan @praymurray @skchinmayi @frsqz Hullo hullo @laurakurgan! Original post (now deleted) was on a fabulous… https://t.co/TfX0M9Ct3R @Prescottasia @Shehla_Rashid Are you living in a Boeing 747-800 for months or years at a stretch? Or for the rest o… https://t.co/TL09AGr3M7Inhuman.Nobody deserves this . https://t.co/NKBaIVXdjl
Retweeted by Anish GawandeLa situation de Soriké semble réglée. Bravo et merci à @Ardhis_LGBT pour sa mobilisation et pour son travail de fon… https://t.co/ikq3onVlC2
Retweeted by Anish Gawande"At a certain point I lost track of you. They make a desolation and call it peace. when you left even the stones we… https://t.co/TY86RwoKun
Retweeted by Anish GawandeThe new ghettos https://t.co/Rw1iqBwpIe
Retweeted by Anish GawandeWhat's "Arbeit macht dich Frei" in RSS's shuddh Hindi? https://t.co/r3UsOM5shY
Retweeted by Anish Gawande“They ask me to tell them what Shahid means— Listen: It means “The Beloved” in Persian, “witness” in Arabic.” Read… https://t.co/s4wnbaZa1R"If they are suffering, let them. If they are dying, let them." https://t.co/kQ1KS3mg0V @vsvishalpratap1 @mehartweets So then don't justify it. @vsvishalpratap1 @mehartweets So you're punishing them for what their parents did? For the rest of their life? He… https://t.co/qgbX4cSPix @vsvishalpratap1 @mehartweets So then why are these people being put in jail?180 toilets for 3000 prisoners. 1 toilet per 17 people. Truly Swacch Bharat. 15 buildings. 4 floors each. 50 peopl… https://t.co/NQ4Alarvg2
Retweeted by Anish Gawande @vsvishalpratap1 @mehartweets Also, the worrying part is that these camps will be used to house those whose citizen… https://t.co/DNwZ7qv3xZ @vsvishalpratap1 @mehartweets Accha. What about their kids? The camps are for all those born after 1966. Should fou… https://t.co/0tzX8E5gqN @vsvishalpratap1 @mehartweets What is their crime? @amitagrawalgnlu @shruvee Do you spend 24 hours in your office? Bathe in your office? Also, please ask Modiji to p… https://t.co/5AekXERAyrOK, fine, concentration camps don't matter. But surely, concentration camps need sufficient toilets? Perhaps, thi… https://t.co/dImd7CCwGr
Retweeted by Anish GawandeBhima Koregaon Case: Bombay High Court rejected the petition filed by activist Gautam Navlakha seeking to quash FIR… https://t.co/IdGTEVUQgo
Retweeted by Anish Gawandeif you like round numbers it's day 40 of kashmir lockdown. ask yourself if you're becoming desensitised to news fro… https://t.co/NgZ56hWpfp
Retweeted by Anish GawandeThe Internet Democracy Project is looking for three short-term consultants to help us take forward our work on gend… https://t.co/EusuTxmz6V
Retweeted by Anish GawandeShahidul Alam has been denied a visa by the Indian government to come and speak about political dimensions of (arts… https://t.co/fMGfNqCU6j
Retweeted by Anish Gawande180 toilets for 3000 prisoners. 1 toilet per 17 people. Truly Swacch Bharat. 15 buildings. 4 floors each. 50 peopl… https://t.co/NQ4Alarvg2Dear friends You are cordially invited for the launch of my first self published photo book #BareNecessity along… https://t.co/FcMNwLvkci
Retweeted by Anish GawandeSpoke to mother. Said, ‘Father had a fall, hurt his hand. Needed medical attention immediately. Was disallowed at t… https://t.co/UACJvpU49P
Retweeted by Anish Gawande"This is a significant development because home minister Amit Shah, during the debate in the Lok Sabha on August 6… https://t.co/vU6bF5ZD4e
Retweeted by Anish GawandeYou probably wear branded clothes stitched by garment workers in Karnataka who have not been paid their promised mi… https://t.co/dnMiwqib9b
Retweeted by Anish Gawande @_ananyaaa FAB-U-LOUS!Launching on Monday—> Quartz India field guides, rigorously covering industries, companies, and phenomena changing… https://t.co/K2zyQZUp5P
Retweeted by Anish GawandeAfter mad rush to scuttle 370, centre now dots i's and crosses t's and changes childs to child. https://t.co/K9XYGzpwIm via @thewire_in
Retweeted by Anish GawandeTransForm is today and tomorrow! Dome@fantastic speakers and panels ranging from law reform on gender identity, gen… https://t.co/Me8Be6wHHU
Retweeted by Anish Gawandeschools be like: bullying: 🤷🏻‍♀️ racism: 🤷🏻‍♀️ homophobia: 🤷🏻‍♀️ chewing gum: 🤬 wearing hats: 🤬 shirts that show your shoulders: 🤬
Retweeted by Anish GawandeWe are a day away from the Chennai Queer LitFest 2019 and here is the schedule for the day. See you all tomorrow <3 https://t.co/UyJ3wWq1IG
Retweeted by Anish Gawande @praymurray @skchinmayi @frsqz This is phenomenal! Have been working on language loss in Bhaderwah, would love to g… https://t.co/Kg8V3gneZgHe is currently looking for work so please do get in touch if you need someone with his skillset. Pls RT.
Retweeted by Anish GawandeHere is a primer on NRC Assam covering legal provisions governing the NRC process and the legal remedies available.… https://t.co/DG8C2zzYaz
Retweeted by Anish GawandeI’ve wanted to write about Kashmir for 30 years, but could never find the words. Today those words are an op-ed in… https://t.co/HxP76YnMVi
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9/13
2019
"The fares will increase if we shift the @MumbaiMetro3 car shed to Kanjurmarg." Proceeds to spend absurd amounts… https://t.co/XNRTTgzpSi1. SCOOP: Maharashtra Govt admits in Supreme Court that forest rights claims of tens of thousands of Adivasis & oth… https://t.co/nQV9W3WOVc
Retweeted by Anish Gawande @rajneesh49 Always ridiculously tiring, but immensely rewarding. Because there's such little queer content out th… https://t.co/laMIsRbABH @imray1795 Because the government was keen to promote itself as progressive, supporting (tacitly and superficially)… https://t.co/HO2GvKLlML @4ngery You can WhatsApp them "thank u, next." That should suffice.Hello. I'm looking for (script) writers with a good sense of humor for this comedy sketch show I'm working on. Shoo… https://t.co/71T07Rxc5n
Retweeted by Anish GawandeYou can't silence our music. Noor Mohammed, itinerant singer, rabab player and custodian of the Sufi music of… https://t.co/3UZf5dQTcT
Retweeted by Anish Gawande4 weeks & kashmiri families still waiting to meet ppl in UP jails Someone I know was allowed to only see their gran… https://t.co/oRBynOzBrB
Retweeted by Anish GawandeThe problems with being interdisciplinary: you are never historian enough for the historians, anthropologist enough… https://t.co/1Nb5vuutn1
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9/12
2019
Happy Onam! Here is a photo of a Onam Procession in Cochin, Kerala in the 1940s. Source: Bharat Gyan https://t.co/bYUSBeLsqk
Retweeted by Anish GawandeParamilitaries control every inch of Srinagar, except Anchar, where residents have dug trenches, and are using tin… https://t.co/njb41OfG7C
Retweeted by Anish GawandeLooking for journalists to cover our Conference on Transgender Rights and the Law. Promising speakers on a range of… https://t.co/Q1m7Bn8L0L
Retweeted by Anish GawandeI've been working, for two years, on a large-scale exhibition of Jogen Chowdhury's work, tracing a retrospective ar… https://t.co/NrebdETuEE
Retweeted by Anish GawandeShe is also lying. Says it is complex but then has a simplistic Indian view of it. Homosexuality was illegal in Ind… https://t.co/Yj9kQQvktr
Retweeted by Anish Gawande @locomomos @fauxparth I am personally offended by this name change and demand a return of the original.And ParleG sales are down because people have been eating 'Good Day' from 2014... https://t.co/TApN7aXSW9
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9/11
2019
Delighted to have my essay, 'The Disordered Origins of Things: The Art Collection as Pre-Canonical Space', in this… https://t.co/LVplPl9OXB
Retweeted by Anish GawandeEver wonder what Muharram sounded like in the 1970s in Iran? Check out some of the recordings we’ve added to the… https://t.co/8qvjtmeMuN
Retweeted by Anish GawandeWhen there was Muharram. Kashmir. https://t.co/H6naTdKyKY
Retweeted by Anish Gawande43,000 hectares of protected indigenous land and prime elephant habitat on the chopping block for iron ore in Jhark… https://t.co/QRnyoxujCN
Retweeted by Anish GawandeThey ask me to tell them what Shahid means Listen: It means the Beloved in Persian, the Witness in Arabic Agha Shah… https://t.co/iBiMYb3C52
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9/10
2019

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