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This lockdown is completely against the Dalit-Bahujans

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Pradnya Jadhav (SAVARI and Round Table India are doing a series to put together the Bahujan perspective on the Coronavirus pandemic) Anu: How are the people at home and the neighbourhood responding, and preparing for the prolonged lockdown due to the pandemic? Pradnya: I would say, uncertainty prevails. First of all, there is no clear …

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Dalitism isn’t final, Humanism is: Panther Raja Dhale

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  Rahul Gaikwad   One always gets a feeling of being at a crossroad whenever a luminary like Panther Raja Dhale leaves this world. After Namdeo Dhasal, he was the other stellar leader and co-founder of the Dalit Panthers. The void left by these legends is very huge for Ambedkarites and the Ambedkarite movement.   …

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Hindu festivals and dilemma of Ambedkarites

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Pratik Tembhurne It’s the festival season. Time for celebrations, get-togethers, delicacies and wait – rituals. Here begins the confusion among some groups. What do rituals mean? When the term rituals get attached to all the fun, another word gets to be added. Yes, the rituals are Hindu rituals. In local dialect, the rituals are often …

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Raju Kamble: An ideal follower of Babasaheb Ambedkar

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  Mangesh Dahiwale Raju Kamble breathed his last at 2.10 am in Vancouver, Canada. His death is a great loss to the Ambedkarite movement. When the international reach of Ambedkarites was limited only to a few immigrants from Punjab to the western hemisphere, it was Raju Bhau, as we fondly called him, who spanned North …

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‘Educate, Organize and Agitate’ Vs ‘Educate, Agitate and Organize’

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  S Karthikeyan In the second week of March 2018, a comrade from Periyar Ambedkar Study Circle(PASC), USA posted a flyer in Ambedkar King Study Circle’s (AKSC), USA WhatsApp group about Dr.Ambedkar’s birthday program organized by the PASC and Ambedkar Association of North America (AANA) in Troy, Michigan, the USA.  

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Social Media and Bahujans: Some Concerns and Reflections

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  Aditi Priya If we do not struggleIf we do not persist in our struggleThe enemy would finish us with his bayonetsAnd pointing to our bones he would tell the rest of the worldLook, these are bones of slaves!Look, these are bones of slaves!!— A Hindi Couplet My dear Ambedkarites, From dawn to dusk, in …

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Babasaheb for Me Is Like an Inner Voice

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  Essay series on ‘What Babasaheb Ambedkar Means to me’ Madhura Raut It was neither my family nor my school that introduced Ambedkar to me. It was because of my friends, either classmates or facebook friends that I got introduced to Babasaheb Ambedkar. It is a fact that I never felt a strong connection with Babasaheb, …

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A Critique of “Real” and Fear: A Response to UoH SU Election Debates

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  Prashant Bagde The recent assertion by BSF on Round Table India published on dated 2 Oct. 2016, regarding the UoH SU elections 2016 seems to be an attempt to claim that they are ‘real’ Ambedkarites. At the same time they are alleging ASA of many things thus intended to say that ASA is not …