Police violence on peaceful protesters in Koodankulam - An update

[Via Geeta Charusivam]

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Friends in the media have reported that all top police brass have gathered in Koodankulam to chalk out a strategy to wipe out the movement. According to the media sources, intelligence officials are reporting that two women police are missing and are untraceable. Villagers say that no policepersons have been taken hostage. It is feared that this rumour is being used to fuel public opinion against the protestors and to justify any repressive action by the police against villagers. In this context, to pre-empt any untoward incident, Mr. S.P. Udayakumar has announced that key leaders of the movement will surrender tonight at Koodankulam Police Station in the presence of prominent political leaders.

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Day Long Protest Demanding Justice for Laxmipeta Dalits in New Delhi on 6th September

On 12th June, in Laxmipeta, Andhra Pradesh, caste hindu villagers attacked Dalit families and brutally murdered 5 Dalits, grievously injuring about 50 others and completely destroying their properties.

About 200 Dalit survivors of Laxmipeta massacre are in the National Capital to demand justice and to protest against the insensitivity of the local administration.

Please join their day long protest in large numbers at

Jantar Mantar, New Delhi

Date: 6 September, Thursday

Time: 10 am onwards

Bojja Tharakam (Andhra Pradesh)

Rajni Tilak (New Delhi)

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Chalo Delhi – Dharna in Protest against Andhra Pradesh Government

Chalo Delhi

Dharna in Protest against Andhra Pradesh Government's Protection of Murderers of Lakshimpeta Dalits

on 6th September 2012

At 10 am

Jantar Mantar, New Delhi

Demands

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'Caste, Memory and Struggle: Returning to Lakshmipeta'

[Via Mohan Dharavath]

A meeting on

'Caste, Memory and Struggle: Returning to Lakshmipeta'

on 04-09-2012, Time: 5 pm,

Place: Room No. 1, New Academic block

EFL University

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Caste of Staff Displayed on College Website

[Via Babasaheb Ambedkar Channel on social media]

Caste of Staff displayed on College Website by Saraswati Social Work College of Washim, Maharashtra. Protest & write Email to the Principal regarding this act.

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Beyond the Silence: Understanding Dalit-Bahujan Politics through Ayyankali and Narayana Guru

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Ambedkar Students Association (A.S.A)

would like to invite you to a talk on

'Beyond Silence: Understanding Dalit Bahujan Politics Through Ayyankali and Narayana Guru'

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"Cultural Politics of Religious Festivals in India: The Popular and the Secular"

 

DABMSA, TSA, PDSU, BSF and TVV

invite you for a Seminar and Discussion on

"Cultural Politics of Religious Festivals in India:

The Popular and the Secular"

Speakers:

Prof. Kancha Ilaiah, MANU University, Hyderabad

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