Different Beats: Being a Female Tabla Player
Rebeka Parvin / November 29, 2016
Mithu Tikadar is a Dalit and professional female tabla player who is breaking norms in a male-dominated field despite facing discrimination – even by her own family.
Let the Music Play
Sajad Rasool / February 5, 2013
Hobby Classes Empower Women
Sunita Kasera / October 3, 2011
Women in Rajasthan help each other help themselves.
Female Tabla Maestro Succeeds Despite Bias
Varsha Jawalgekar / September 15, 2011
Shobha, a talented tabla player had to battle against patriarchy to follow her dreams.
The Dying Beat of the Dhol Drum
Luxmi Nautiyal / February 21, 2011
‘Dhol’ players are not performing as much anymore in Gairsen because of a preference for recorded music.
Teacher Overcomes Mountain Barriers
Luxmi Nautiyal / November 23, 2010
A dedicated teacher prioritizes educating children in the hilly areas of Uttarakhand to his own personal comfort.