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The Caste Politics Of Agrarian Neo-Kshatriyas In Andhra Pradesh

P. Mrunal Kumar Rana Konaseema region in Andhra Pradesh was set ablaze by dominant caste protestors and arsonists against the Government’s proposal of naming the newly created Konaseema district of Andhra Pradesh after Babasaheb Dr. B. R. Ambedkar. According to the news reports, the protestors have targeted State Transport Minister Mr. Pinipe Viswaroop, who is …

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Palasa 1978 – A story of Revolt-Reform-Revenge, and beyond that

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Sudhanshu Singh Palasa 1978 is an excellent and rare example of Bahujan culture and agony depicted in mainstream cinema. There have been movies before that have depicted lives of the working class but none depicts their lives as well as culture with explicit truthfulness and a message that is like a ‘fusillade of pistol shots’. …

Features

A parable of inspiration narrated by Dalit Christians!

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  P Victor Vijay Kumar Thousands of years of the varna and caste system took the entire society to an abysmal level of morality and insensitivity towards fellow human beings. The sections at the bottom layers have been intimidated for years to ensure social and economic gains for the brahminical caste Hindus. Of late, the …

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Statement condemning attacks on Prof Kancha Ilaiah by Brahmanical forces

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  Ambedkarite Students of Mumbai “The Social Smuggling process started from the post-Gupta period of fifth century AD and continues to operate even today. Till British colonialism came to India the completely caste controlled business was only in the hands of the Banias. Even the British did not touched the caste centered business from the …

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Muslim and Pasmanda education: Affirmative Action issues

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  Naaz Khair Muslim population (172 million) is the second largest in the Country, followed by Christian (27 million) and Sikh (20 million) populations (see Table 1). Muslim literacy rates and levels of education from the latest census (Census 2011) have been analyzed to present the status of Muslim education in this article. While Jains …

Atrocities

Atrocities & other offences committed by Justice C.V. Nagarjuna Reddy of A.P. High Court against a Dalit Judicial Magistrate

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  Kula Nirmulana Porata Samiti (KNPS) I) a) Mr. S. Ramakrishna was born in a poor Dalit family in a remote village of Chittoor District, A.P. and with his hard work he could get his Law degree and was selected as a Junior Civil Judge in A.P. State Judicial Service in 2003. He consciously discharged …

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Seshachalam massacre: Murder as state policy

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  Twenty Adivasi, OBC and Dalit workers from Tamil Nadu were brutally killed by Andhra Pradesh police on April 7, 2015, in the Seshachalam forest region of Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh under the pretext that they were smuggling red sanders logs, and were shot down in an ‘encounter’. A fact-finding team comprising of researchers …

Thought

No ghar, so no ghar wapsi

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  Kancha Ilaiah The Sangh Parivar is conducting the so-called “ghar wapsi” programmes all over the country. According to a newspaper report, about 8,000 people have been brought back to “ghar” from Christianity in newly formed Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. The reconversion of some dalit Christians in Kerala is also widely reported. Nobody knows when …