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Features

The violence of Dalit feminist standpoint and Dalit patriarchy

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  Sruthi Herbert (Round Table India and SAVARI have been hosting a series of online talks by activists and thinkers on issues of importance to the Bahujan. This is the transcript of Dr Sruthi Herbert’s talk on June 13th, 2020) Hi everyone! Thank you all for being here to have this discussion. The topic for …

Thought

Create Dalit Economy the way Dalit Sahitya was created: Chandra Bhan Prasad

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  Chandra Bhan Prasad and Pushpendra Johar in a discussion: this is a part of the series of interviews, talks, articles that SAVARI and Round Table India are trying to put together to gather the Bahujan perspective on the Coronavirus pandemic. This is the second part of the discussion; the first part is here.  Pushpendra: …

Assertion

Why and How the Government Fails to Remove Caste-Based Manual Scavenging in India!

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Ajay Rahulwad Introduction Manual scavenging is a caste-ridden occupation done by manual scavengers, workers who clean human excreta manually, meaning, with hands. If one would want to understand why these workers have to do this job, one has to look at its genesis in the caste-based occupational stratification in India. It is said that, “All …

Features

A Critique on Article 15: Unravelling the Brahmin Saviour Complex

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  Nandhana Prem As I entered into the dimly lit multiplex for a second show, I saw seats almost half-filled, people busy chattering about Article 15. The film takes off with a folk song, drawing the attention of the audience from their chatters to that of a gut-wrenching explication on discrimination met by the Dalits. …

Research

Exploring the Narrative History and Experiences of Meghwal Community: An Ethnographic Study

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  Mayur Helia The Meghwal community has no written history as such. Everything is in the oral form. Through this research, I have understood that a major portion of their history is lost in this process of oral history. Also, there are multiple stories which have come up over a period of time. About the …

Features

An excerpt from ‘The Brahmin Keeps India in the 18th century’

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  Naren Bedide (Kuffir)    The second issue of Prabuddha: Journal of Social Equality carries articles by authors from anti-caste traditions and black liberation movements exploring the myths of inherent essence or “svabhava” of humans. Authors from the anti-caste traditions examine ‘The Brahmin Svabhava—uninterrupted access to surplus, labor, and property over the ages.’ And authors from Black liberation …

Features

Homage to Kalaignar M. Karunanidhi

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Progressive Thinkers Forum of the Blind The icon of social justice and the prominent leader of the oppressed, Dr. Kalaignar Karunanidhi (1924-2018) passed away on 07.08.2018, leaving his huge legacy behind. His demise has indeed left crores of Tamilians across the world, progressive thinkers and the people who believe in alternative politics in deep sorrow. …