Stage 2

Garbha Sanskar and the Politics of Masculinity in West Bengal

Garbha sanskar is a politico-cultural project to create ideal Hindu, male babies towards the creation of a strong nation abetted by a superior progeny who are mentally, physically, and spiritually strong. This political design of the Sangh Parivar seeks to establish Hindu hegemonic masculinity, by disrupting existing forms of intellect-based masculinity in Bengal: http://www.epw.in/journal/2018/5/commentary/garbha-sanskar-and-politics-masculinity-west-bengal.html