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సామాజిక విప్లవ దార్శనికుడు ‘మహాత్మా’ జోతిరావు ఫూలే

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  పల్లికొండ మణికంఠ ప్రపంచంలో ‘జ్ఞానం’ తన ఉనికిని ‘సాహిత్యం’, ‘తత్వశాస్త్రం’ ద్వారా అందరిలోకి తీసుకెళ్లిన సంగతి మనకు తెలుసు. అయితే ఇండియా లో ఈ సాహిత్యం, తత్వశాస్త్రం, ఒక వర్గం/వర్ణం దగ్గరే ఆధ్యాత్మికంగా, నైతికంగా ఉండిపోయిన సంగతి చాలా వరకు అంగీకరించే దాఖలాలు కనపడవు. ఈ సామజిక విధానం వల్ల ఆధిపత్య సంబంధాలు (power relations) ఏర్పడి, ‘జ్ఞానం’ ఆ వర్ణానికి సంబందించిన వాళ్లకే అన్ని లాభాలు పొందగలిగేలా చేసింది. ఈ దేశంలో ఉన్న చాతుర్వర్ణ్య కుల వ్యవస్థ, …

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The making of the Indian Constitution- Excerpts from the Constituent Assembly debates

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  Dr Jas Simran Kehal The constitution is apparently revered but it is not celebrated- Stephen M. Griffin. Constitution is not a mere lawyer’s document, it is a vehicle of life, and its spirit is always the spirit of age. ― Dr B R Ambedkar. The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of …

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Jayanti: The Roaring Story of Oppressed Unity and Transformation

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   Vicky Nandgaye, Manoj Meshram Prelude: Central Theme and Cast of the Movie Recently a Marathi movie ‘Jayanti’ was released on the big screen in Maharashtra. Jayanti is a Marathi word denoting birth anniversary. Here it discusses the birth anniversary of Ambedkar. Santosh Narwade is the director and writer of the movie. The followers of …

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Buddhist Sangha — an embodiment of gender neutrality

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  Dr Amritpal Kaur  When an ideology for restructuring of human nature and society becomes a religious cult, it not only loses its spirit of rationality and political relevance but its professional representatives also degenerate into mere religious organizations. It then becomes impossible for such a psycho-social philosophy to maintain its effectiveness, particularly in the …

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Menstrual Hygiene Management in Sarawasti an- Aspirational District of Uttar Pradesh.

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  Shubhangi Rawat  Abstract Menstruation, a normal biological process in the female body, is often viewed as dirty and disgusting. Because of the negative perceptions and discussions on the topic of menstrual hygiene, especially with girls who have just begun menstruating. It is regarded as a taboo and hence there is little knowledge about menstrual hygiene practices. School girls …

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Waatavaran’s ‘Adivasis for Forests’ Initiative

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  Waatavaran’s ‘Adivasis for Forests’ Initiative In Partnership With Raigad Administration Receives International Support Rahul Sawant “The larger goal of the Adivasis for Forest is management and conservation of forests by reversing the migration of tribals in the Raigad district” – Ms. Aditi Tatkare, the state Minister & guardian minister, Raigad. Ms. Aditi Tatkare, State …