Why Does India Discuss its Sex Life with a 92-year-old Stranger?

Love and Sex

Why Does India Discuss its Sex Life with a 92-year-old Stranger?

Illustration: Akshita Monga/Arré

W

hen I see Dr Mahinder Watsa for the first time I am surprised. Like countless others, I did not expect to see a frail, old man, neatly dressed in a light yellow shirt and trousers, standing hunched with a walking stick. I walk in late to a conference on sexual awareness in Mumbai and I see a 20-something in conversation with him.

“For me, sex education started with your columns. My parents never talked to me about it,” a young girl tells him.

READ MORE

Comments