Everything you need to understand or teach The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy.
In The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, author Arundhati Roy paints a compelling picture of Indian politics and the Kashmiri separatist movement from a variety of perspectives, including government officials, activists, and outcasts. Among them, the novel focuses on two women: Anjum, an Old Delhi hermaphrodite, and Tilottama, a mysterious woman from Kerala. When a baby appears amongst a throng of protestors and activists in Delhi, Anjum and Tilottama’s lives cross. The novel tackles themes of national belonging, gender identity, political oppression, and resistance.
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness Lesson Plans contain 122 pages of teaching material, including: