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Crossing Caste Boundaries: Bahujan Representation in the Indian Women’s Cricket Team

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Sukanya Shantha Early this month, union minister Ramdas Athawale made a statement demanding 25 per cent1 reservation for the Dalit and Adivasi community in the Indian men’s cricket team. His demand, as expected, touched many raw nerves and anti-reservationists were prompt in their efforts to quell his proposition. They retorted with the usual “efficient versus …

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From Breast Tax to Brahminical Stripping in Comics: Orijit Sen and Brahmin Sadomasochism

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  Pinak Banik “Only dead dalits make excellent dalits.Only dead dalits become excellent sites where revolutionary fantasies blossom!” ~ Anoop Kumar The context for this article centers around the selective fetishising of Dalit Bahujan whose deaths were ‘spectacles’ and hence “become excellent sites where revolutionary fantasies blossom”. This comes served with obscene explicitism via White …