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‘Song of Draupadi’ by Ira Mukhoty

‘Song of Draupadi’ by Ira Mukhoty
A gripping retelling of the Mahabharata from the perspective of Draupadi

read ‘Song of Draupadi’ by Ira Mukhoty A gripping retelling of the Mahabharata from the perspective of Draupadi Published 10.21, 12:32 AM Ira Mukhoty Image courtesy: Telegraph Picture Ira Mukhoty’s latest book combines the voices of the women in the Mahabharata, the most intense among them being Draupadi’s.With her powerful writing and evocative imagery, Ira Mukhoty’s latest novel has carved a spot for itself in the famed hall of female-centric retellings of the epic.Often regarded as the heroine of the epic, the princess of Panchal has been given an indomitable voice in the epic, which helps flesh out the fiery character that she is.

For the longest time, the Mahabharata has largely been dominated by the voices of the men in the story.Her unputdownable spirit, interwoven with the voices of other silenced women in the narrative makes Song of Draupadi memorable.

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