From Kuttanad’s belly, Jallikattu writer Hareesh takes the bull by the horns

Writer Hareesh, Maoist, Jallikattu, Meesha, Moustache
Writer Hareesh believes that one should have the freedom of choosing and doing the things we like either it can be food or writing | Image - Prathap Ravishankar

Until six months ago, I used to go on these walks with a friend of mine. One day, he had asked: ‘Why do you think young women bathe, make themselves pretty, and go to the temple?’

‘To worship’, I had answered.

‘No. Look again, carefully. Why wear their best clothes and get decked up if it’s only to worship? They’re subconsciously giving the signal that they are available for mating.’

‘Don’t talk nonsense,’ I had laughed. 

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