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Policy

Impact of Delimitation on SC, ST communities

Atul Rana Introduction Recently the Delimitation of electoral constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir has taken center stage in the evergoing political turmoil. For the first time in the history of Jammu and Kashmir, there were proposals for extending the reservation to the ST community in assembly seats[1]. Almost all regional parties criticized the practice for …

Policy

Who is denying Tribals their right to the Internet?

Bodhi Ramteke Through the Digital India program, the Government claims to be transforming India into a digitally empowered society and a knowledge economy. The program is divided into 3 parts: 1. Digital Infrastructure as a Core Utility to Every Citizen, 2. Governance and Services on Demand and 3. Digital Empowerment of Citizens. Providing high-speed internet …

Atrocities

Regret not if we Perish!

Karl Marx Siddharthar

  A Sneak peek into a Dalit Family’s Legal Struggle A.B. Karl Marx Siddharthar On 29th, June, 2021 I, being the victim/petitioner in an atrocity case, visited the Collector’s Office, Chennai to attend the DVMC (District Vigilance Monitoring Committee) meeting. Based on the Hon’ble Madras High Court’s Order, the Deputy Superintendent of Police, Chennai CBCID …

Research

Navayana Buddhism – Context, Debates and Theories

  The Shared Mirror    PRE RELEASE COPY Navayāna Buddhism Context, Debates and Theories     shaileshkumar darokar subodh n.w bodhi s.r Published by   Dedicated to all members of the Navayāna Buddhist Sangha   The Shared Mirror Publishing House The Shared Mirror Publishing House shall endeavour to promote Dalit Bahujan literature and writers. It …

Policy

Free Legal Aid for Bahujans and other Citizens

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  Adv Soniya Gajbhiye Legal Aid is one of the most desirable services desperately needed by those who are unable to afford legal representation, engaging lawyers and to access the court system. It is necessary to provide access to justice by ensuring equality before the law. The right to have a counsel/lawyer and the right …

Atrocities

Atrocity on Dalits in Ramojipeta, Telangana: A fact-finding report

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  On the day of Dussehra, Ramojipeta, a village in Illanthakunta Mandal of Sircilla district from where the Chief Minister’s son, Mr. K Tarakarama Rao (KTR), was elected, witnessed a tragic Tsundur-like (in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, 1991) and Laximpeta-like (Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, 2012) Dalit atrocity. In the ghastly attack, nine Madiga Dalits were injured, 14 …

Policy

Jyoti Chorghe vs State of Maharashtra – A UAPA case study

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Nikhil SanjayRekha Adsule “I had reasoned this out in my mind; there was one of two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other; for no man should take me alive.” – Harriet Tubman In this post-truth era, where democratic and participatory ethos …

Research

Exploring the Narrative History and Experiences of Meghwal Community: An Ethnographic Study

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  Mayur Helia The Meghwal community has no written history as such. Everything is in the oral form. Through this research, I have understood that a major portion of their history is lost in this process of oral history. Also, there are multiple stories which have come up over a period of time. About the …