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The need to revisit conversion as a tool for fighting caste

srutheesh

Srutheesh Kannadi The issue of caste faced by Dalits is too complex to explain in the context of post-colonial modernity. The structural existence of caste has attained much flexibility and transformed into the behaviour of an amoeba where it appears to not follow any pre-defined principles. This illusion of caste made it invisible but at …

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UP: Sangh Parivar’s Caste Engineering & the disappearance of liberal Hindutva block

baburaj

KK Baburaj  “Democracy is a process of becoming. It’s a promise. It’s in the name of that promise that we are able to question and criticize the existing form of democracy.”~ Derrida “Dalit-backward-minority unity” and “Political Power to Bahujan Samaj” were some of the slogans raised by Ambedkarite organisations during the Mandal-Masjid period. There were …