Proma Ray Chaudhury is a first year PhD Candidate at the School of Law and Government in Dublin City University under the EU Marie Curie ETN Global India Project. Her work shall explore the contours of Gender and Women’s Political Participation in contemporary India. She has completed her M.Phil from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India in the year 2016, and has taught as Assistant Professor at West Bengal State University between November, 2016 to August 2017. Her research interests involve gender, religion, right wing politics, political mobilization, political violence, and critical theory among other things. She has a published essay, ‘Comprehending the Pracharika: A Study of the Social Subjectivities of the Women of the Rashtrasevika Samiti’ in Social Scientist, July-August 2017 issue.