Are Indian Women Bound By Tradition? See This & Say "HELL NO!" | POPxo

Are Indian Women Bound By Tradition? See This & Say "HELL NO!"

Shivani Shrivastava

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In a country like India, where society is primarily patriarchal, women are often bound by tradition and customs. Even though things are changing and India is working towards being a liberated country for both men and women, there are still some people in this country who think otherwise.

Nimisha Bhanot, an Indo-Canadian artist, created series of paintings depicting the liberated Indian women in her artwork. Her visualization and creativity to put such influential paintings out in the open is something we absolutely admire her for. Here are few of her artworks that’ll leave you amazed.

1. Sweeping Patriarchy Under The Rug




This painting speaks for itself and portrays how a women should free herself from patriarchal traditions of our society.

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Image: Nimisha Bhanot on Instagram

2. The Desi Wonder Woman


An Indian woman is no less than a wonder woman, agreed?

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Image: Nimisha Bhanot on Instagram

Also read: Damsel, But NOT In Distress: Why I Love Being A Woman!


3. Money, Kitty Parties And Clothes Is All A Bahu Knows? NO.


Of course not. This satirical painting is sucker-punch for all those who don’t appreciate the Indian homemaker.

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Image: Nimisha Bhanot on Instagram

4. Tyre Change Rani




Indian women do much more than just cooking meals and cleaning houses. It’s just that people don’t give them due credit.

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Image: Nimisha Bhanot on Instagram

Also read: Dear World, Please Watch THIS. Sincerely, Introverts Everywhere.

5. Home-Calling (Wink)


Ghar kab aarahe ho? This picture breaks the stereotype of an Indian housewife in the most awesome way.

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Image: Nimisha Bhanot on Instagram
Published on Jul 16, 2016
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