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If You Can’t Help One Pulaya Woman, What of the Entire SC Community?

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Chitralekha E    To,   The Honourable Chief Minister of Kerala   Complaint submitted by Chitralekha, Kunjimangalam Village, Edat   Sir,   I am an auto driver belonging to a Scheduled caste community.  I and my family sat on strike (Raapakal samaram) for 122 days outside the Kannur collectorate protesting the casteism and violence that the …

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Caste, CPI(M) and Chithralekha

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  Rakesh Ram S 26th December 2014.  Today Chithralekha, the Dalit woman autodriver, entered the 64th day of her night and day dharna (to death) in front of the Kannur collectorate. She has been fighting the CPI(M)/DYFI/CITU in Kannur since 2005.  Despite numerous protests and resultant promises from the government attacks continue to happen on Chithralekha, …