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The Bandit Queen Who Tortured Rapists

A badass heroine with a thirst for violence

An illustration of Phoolan Devi by Dignidad Rebelde (Wikimedia Commons)

History is a vast subject full of inspirational people. The trouble is that so much of our past is ignored by the modern world. There are plenty of films and documentaries about the Romans, the Vikings, the Tudors, and the Victorians, but there’s not much about Indian bandits.

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