Dr. Ambedkar

Untouchables or The Children of India’s Ghetto: PART 1

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Untouchables or The Children of India’s Ghetto ________________________________________________ Contents Part I: What It Is to be an Untouchable . Chapter I: Untouchability—its source Chapter 2: Untouchables—their numbers Chapter 3 : Slaves and untouchables Chapter 4 : The Indian ghetto—the centre of untouchability—outside the fold Chapter 5 : Unfit for human association

Gender

Dalit literature Quietly affirmative

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by Gowri Ramnarayan  The Grip of Change is a work of literature, not a manifesto.  THE first thing that strikes you about The Grip of Change? Author P.Sivakami’s translation makes you forget it was written originally in Tamil. More remarkably, in dealing with life in a Dalit community, it deals with life itself. It is a work …

Dr. Ambedkar

Untouchables or The Children of India’s Ghetto:PART III

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Untouchables or The Children of India’s Ghetto ________________________________________________ Contents PART III – Roots of the Problem Chapter 8 : Parallel cases Chapter 9 : Hindus and want of public conscience Chapter 10 : Hindus and their want of social conscience Chapter 11 : The hindu and his belief in caste

Policy

National Commission for Scheduled Castes to Organize Awareness Camps to Disseminate Information About the Rights of Scheduled Castes

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The National Commission for Scheduled Castes will be organizing awareness camps in all divisions/mandals of all States/UTs in order to disseminate the information about their rights and safeguards provided in the Constitution of India. The Commission during its interaction with various organizations has observed that the majority of Scheduled Caste people are not aware of …

Dalitbahujan Renaissance

Jotirao Phule: Shetkaryaca Asud (Part 2)

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Translated by Gail Omvedt and Bharat Patankar Chapter 1 Due to the dominance of the selfish Bhat-Brahmans in all government departments, they have been able to so deceive the ignorant farmers with the sham of their self-interested religion that they have no resources left to send their tiny children to school, and even those who …

Atrocities

Appointment on Fake Caste Certificate

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Some cases of appointments made on the basis of allegedly fake caste certificates have come to the notice of Government. As per information received from 30 Ministries/ Departments, there were about 1383 cases of appointments made on the basis of allegedly false/ fake caste certificates. The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered 58 cases against …