Opinion | Abhijit Banerjee won the Nobel Prize. So why‘s everyone talking about his mum?
  • The poverty researcher has just jointly won one of the world’s most respected awards – therefore his mum is at the centre of media attention
  • As curious as it sounds, the phenomenon is not strange in India, where patriarchy is deeply rooted and the mother-son relationship is idealised above all others
3 Nov 2019 - 1:08PM