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Need of an organization like NAACP for Dalits of India

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  Dipankar Kamble NAACP stands for National Association for Advancement of Coloured People. It is one of the oldest and most widely recognized civil rights organization founded in the year 1909 by one of a great civil rights leaders, W. E. B. Du Bois. In the year 1908, deadly race riots caused great distress in …

Assertion

From Atrocities to Affirmative Action: The Only Solution is Annihilation of Caste

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  Dipankar Kamble Since last couple of months many issues are coming to the fore in the news. This includes the Supreme Court’s ruling on SC/ST POA Act and Dalit outrage (#BharatBandh) and the counter protest by Savarnas against reservation policy and call for Bandh. First, we need to understand that what was the objective of …

Assertion

African Americans Call for End to Oppression of Dalits

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On January 15, 2014, in commemoration of the 85th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., several prominent African American Legacy Families, descendants of those whom directly experienced unspeakable degradation and brutality during the dark days of American slavery, will voice their own concern and empathy, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., for those families …

Thought

Reservation in the private sector

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Gail Omvedt With quotas declared for Jats in Rajasthan and with controversy about some recent Supreme Court decisions, the issue of reservation has again come to the forefront. Probably, though, nothing is as controversial as the whole question of private sector reservation. Here, on the one hand many Dalit leaders have been led to oppose …