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Photo series on Indian society's hypocrisy towards women

THE ASIAN AGE

Published : Dec 5, 2016, 2:21 pm IST
Updated : Jul 8, 2017, 8:39 pm IST
The photo series titled 'Lost Indian Goddesses was shot by Victoria Krudysheva in collaboration with designer Paarul Bhargava (Photo: Facebook/Victoria Krudysheva)
The photo series titled 'Lost Indian Goddesses was shot by Victoria Krudysheva in collaboration with designer Paarul Bhargava (Photo: Facebook/Victoria Krudysheva)
"The photo-series portrays Indian goddesses to highlight how patriarchal society that worships them actually looks at women" (Photo: Facebook/Victoria Krudysheva)
"You call women who drink indecent yet have a Varuni- goddess of wine in vedas" (Photo: Facebook/Victoria Krudysheva)
"Your goddess Kali is naked but you ask your girlfriend to cover up, criticize that woman in crop top, make your daughter conscious of her body. Instead of conquering evil she is fighting herself" (Photo: Facebook/Victoria Krudysheva)
"You praise Saraswati but don't consider that girls can be in a rock-band and art is not a serious enough profession for you" (Photo: Facebook/Victoria Krudysheva)
"You worship all-powerful Durga, but tell women to know their place" (Photo: Facebook/Victoria Krudysheva)
"You welcome Laxmi at your home, but frown upon bahu who's making a career and expect your daughter to leave work after marriage" (Photo: Facebook/Victoria Krudysheva)

Tags: feminism, Indian women, gender equality, Goddess