01 Jan 2018 18:30 IST

The dark side of the comics that redefined Hinduism

The illustrated-book series Amar Chitra Katha reinforces many forms of intolerance

Fifty years ago, Anant Pai started Amar Chitra Katha, the comic-series that has been an essential part of many Indian lives. It introduced Hinduism to children and narrated age-old tales in a fun manner. But looking back, one can also see the intolerance towards minorities it furthers.

To read more, check-out this article in The Atlantic.