Tribal PhD serves spicy cup of tea of ten ingredients including pepper

Thu, 03/12/2009 – Jude Fanton

Dr Kussum Megwhal was born an untouchable and went on to gain her PhD in the significance of the Indian Constitution for untouchables. She writes and publishes on the many issues around the status of untouchables, meanwhile and maintaining contact with her village and land. Kussum has written 35 books that encompass the Consitution, how Hindu codes affect tribals and much on domestic violence. At a lunch at her house Kussum served a wonderful herbal tea of ten spices including cinnamon, cloves, cardamon, pepper and tulsi.

IMAGE Dr Kussum Megwhal with Michel and Jude Fanton