• Pramod Ranjan deposited Mahishasur A people’s hero in the group Group logo of Festivals, Rituals, Public Spectacles, and Popular CultureFestivals, Rituals, Public Spectacles, and Popular Culture on Humanities Commons 1 year, 1 month ago

    This is the English edition of the book ‘Mahishasur: Ek Jannayak’. The book searches for a hero who has been ever-present in the memories, traditions, festivals, and celebrations of a majority of the people of India but who the dominant culture of the country has given the image of a villain. Recently, the search for this people’s hero triggered a debate in Parliament. The book asks, “Why is there a celebration of death?”