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Dealing with old foes: Perpetual Exclusion and Loneliness

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Akshit Sangomla My name is Akshit Sangomla. I work as a senior reporter at the Down To Earth magazine in Delhi. I report and write stories on climate change, natural disasters, astronomy, artificial intelligence and other science (and technology) related topics – something that Rohith Vemula would have loved to do but was not allowed …

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Asserting voices of marginalized youth in university space

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Sudarshan Kasbe  In 2017 two dalit students pursuing higher education committed suicides in premier institutes of India which really shook the nation. These suicides cannot be looked at as independent events but are subject to critical scrutiny by researchers in the wake of the hierarchical structure present in Indian education system. After 73 years of …

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Bahujan Quest for Education and Saraswati Puja

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  Roshan Padhan Education for the masses in general, and for the children of marginalised sections of society in particular, is something which was not simply provided by some God. Today if we are getting the benefit of education it is only because of the hard fought battle of anti-caste philosophers, starting from Buddha to …

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Social Boycott in UoH: The modern university as a caste enforcer

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  Round Table India Babasaheb Ambedkar ~The more common and the more effective weapons is the declaration of complete boycott against the offending Untouchables. The horrors of the boycott, which is merely another name for Gandhi’s ” noncooperation”, can hardly be adequately described. The Committee appointed by the Government of Bombay to inquire into the …

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Campus casteism: How Professor Mandal is Fighting Back

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  Ritwik Balo Sixty years have passed since the Nazi Holocaust has been reportedly over. But for thousands of years, an invisible holocaust has been un-reportedly going on in this country. It is the kind of violence the Brahmin-Savarnas have done to the ‘backward’ castes of this country, who have been differently called the ‘untouchables’, …

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Love, friendship and politics: Caste in the campus

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  Yogesh Maitreya Let me first declare before proceeding any further that this piece of writing is based on my experiences, observations, and reflections on caste (something that has been infused into religions other than Hinduism in South Asia) and its trajectories. These are my thoughts on how caste works and manifests itself spontaneously at …