Subhadra Kamath — Tehelka

Subhadra Kamath
Subhadra  Kamath

Subhadra is a English honors graduate from DU. She's been working with the Tehelka Foundation for the past 2 and a half years as the Programme Coordinator, assisting and organizing Youth Empowerment workshops using theatre and arts. Mostly an emotional writer, she enjoys music and wants to use it as a medium of therapy for the kids she works with.

Blogs By Subhadra Kamath

The tapestry of society

The tapestry of society

1 April 22, 2013 in Culture & Society

Something I was reading today triggered off what felt, at the moment, like a very important realisation. Everyone has been in a tizzy of anger since the gruesome rape of the five-year-old child in Delhi. People are protesting and standing up for someone who could be my sister, my neighbour or […]

Democracy Dialogues

Democracy Dialogues

0 April 16, 2013 in Culture & Society

Tehelka Foundation’s ‘Democracy Dialogues’ was started as a forum to get people from different walks of life together to discuss issues of social and political relevance. The first event was organized at SPYM Sahyog, a de-addicition home for juvenile offenders. The main theme for discussion was the rehabilitation of juveniles, the […]

What’s normal anyhow?

What’s normal anyhow?

1 October 16, 2012 in Musings

A year back, we were desperately trying to make inroads into the Juvenile Justice Board’s Observation Homes to work with boys in conflict with the law. After having met them for several one-off workshops and summer theatre performances, we were trying really hard to be able to work with them […]

The Fear

The Fear

1 October 7, 2012 in Musings

The pitter patter of raindrops drummed on the tar coated road, a slight drought of steam visibly rose from the interaction between the droplets and the parched road. There’s some relief from the heat followed by uncomfortable stifling humidity. I sat in the auto, wiping my massive sweat speckled forehead […]

Matrimony.com

Matrimony.com

4 September 24, 2012 in Culture & Society, Musings

“When I was 22, I was married, taking care of your father and his insane family and preparing myself to be a mother soon. What do you do?” NOTHING, Ma! ” I think you should get married, I’ll look for some nice Konkani boy who’ll keep you happy” NO THANKS, […]

When I found God

When I found God

19 September 13, 2012 in Musings

“I’m a devotee of Bholebaba, do you think they’ll let me go on my Kaavadyatra this time?” 13-year-old Tootan asked me. Kaavadyatra is a sort of pilgrimage that devotees of Lord Shiva make in the monsoon each year. They travel on foot to the holy Ganges for a ritualistic ablution […]