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‘Merit’ is Constructed via Coaching Centres: Anoop Kumar

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  Anoop Kumar This is the transcript of his speech at the Fourth International Dr. Ambedkar Convention 2018, at the Matsumoto Juchiro & Dr. B. R. Ambedkar International Convention, Japan, in October 2018. It was transcribed by Vinay Shende. Thank you very much. Jai Bhim and Good Morning to All. My name is Anoop and …

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Some of us will have to fight all our lives: Anoop Kumar

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  Anoop Kumar (This is the transcipt of his speech at the celebrations of the 126th Birth Anniversary of Dr. Babasaheb Amebdkar in Ras Al Khaimah organised by Ambedkar International Mission, UAE, on 21st April, 2017. It was translated from Hindi by Abhishek Juneja) Jai Bhim. I am very happy to be among you all. I …

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Social Justice and Student Activism Within the Brahmanical Educational System

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  Anoop Kumar I believe every educational institution in this country, especially the so called ‘national’ ones have been deliberately designed in a way to exclude the majority of Indians and to term them as ‘non meritorious’ at the expense of a very small upper caste English speaking elite.  It is a conspiracy. It is …

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The Story of Caste and Indian Campuses – II

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  Anoop Kumar Continued from here. His speech at the talk organised by the Ambedkarite Students’ Association at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, held on 22nd December, 2014. The speech has been transcribed by Valliammal Karunakaran. Now I would like to take you back to my engineering college days. I did my 10+2 …

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The Story of Caste and Indian Campuses

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  Anoop Kumar His speech at the talk organised by the Ambedkarite Students’ Association at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, held on 22nd December, 2014. The speech has been transcribed by Valliammal Karunakaran. My name is Anoop and I have been working on the issue of Dalit students in Indian campuses for almost …

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A Report on the “National Seminar on Educational Atrocities in Independent India”

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  Amar Khade Recently, a two day National Level Seminar was organized by Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Chair, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India, on 12 and 13 March 2016. The venue of the Seminar was the historical “Convocation Hall” of Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University. The convener of the Seminar was Prof Dr …

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Hatred in the belly: Book Launch and Discussion in Mumbai

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On Saturday, 23rd January, 20163:30 PM – 7:00 PMAt: J. P. Naik Bhavan, University of Mumbai, Vidyanagari Campus, Kalina, Santacruz (East), Mumbai 400 098 Chief Guests  J. V. Pawar, eminent writer and founding member of the Dalit Panthers;Dr Suresh Mane, Former Head of Law Department, University of Mumbai;Sunil Khobragade, Editor-in-Chief, Mahanayak  Speakers  Dr Sangeeta Pawar, …