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Do ideas of Phule-Shahu-Ambedkar matter anymore?

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  Shailesh Narwade Jayanti, for many, is merely a celebration of the birth anniversaries of socio-political thinkers who were instrumental in bringing social change of which our generation is a beneficiary. Some people see it as an occasion to eulogize and recollect the contributions of these great leaders. Though these modes of celebrating and remembering …

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ಅಂಬೇಡ್ಕರ್ ಜಾನಪದ

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Arun Joldkudligi (ಅರುಣ್ ಜೋಳದಕೂಡ್ಲಿಗಿ) ಈಚೆಗೆ ಜೇವರ್ಗಿ ತಾಲೂಕಿನ ಕೊಂಡಗೂಳಿ ಗ್ರಾಮದಲ್ಲಿ ದಲಿತ ಮಹಿಳೆಯರು ಮನೆಯೊಳಗಿನ ಹಿಂದೂ ದೇವರ ಪಟಗಳನ್ನು ಹೊರತಂದು ಸಾರ್ವಜನಿಕವಾಗಿ ಸುಟ್ಟರು. ಈ ಸುದ್ದಿ ಸಾಮಾಜಿಕ ಜಾಲತಾಣಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಹರಿದಾಡಿ ಗಮನಸೆಳೆಯಿತು. ತಮಗಾದ ಅವಮಾನಕ್ಕೆ ಪ್ರತಿರೋಧವಾಗಿ ದೇವರುಗಳನ್ನು ಸುಡುವ ಆಕ್ರೋಶ ಬುಗಿಲೆದ್ದಿತ್ತು. ಕೊಂಡಗೂಳಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಹೊಸದಾಗಿ ಕಟ್ಟಿದ ದ್ಯಾವಮ್ಮನ ರಥವನ್ನು ದಲಿತರು ಎಳೆಯಬಾರದೆಂದು ಸವರ್ಣೀಯರು ನಿಶೇಧಿಸಿದರು. ನಾವೇಕೆ ರಥವನ್ನು ಮುಟ್ಟಬಾರದೆಂದು ಪ್ರಶ್ನಿಸಿದ್ದಕ್ಕೆ ವಾಗ್ವಾದ ಕಲ್ಲು ತೂರಾಟ, ಸವರ್ಣೀಯರ ಧಾಳಿ ನಡೆಯಿತು. ಗಾಯಗೊಂಡ ಹನ್ನೆರಡು ಜನರು ಜೇವರ್ಗಿ, ಕಲಬುರಗಿಯಲ್ಲಿ …

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Release of ‘What Babasaheb Ambedkar Means to Me’ eBook: Get your free copy!

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  The Shared Mirror Publishing House We are happy to share news of the release of our second book. ‘What Babasaheb Means to Me’ is an edited volume that compiles articles by authors on Round Table India and Savari. Here is an excerpt from the preface of the book edited by Sruthi Herbert, Chetana Sawai and Gurinder Azad: “… This …

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Celebrating Ambedkar, Challenging Hegemony

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  Rahul Sonpimple Abstract This article aims to understand the recent ‘celebration of Ambedkar’ by the ruling party and other political parties. The article argues that the celebration of Ambedkar by the BJP and RSS is more than an unsuccessful attempt at appropriation, rather it is a socio-political compulsion brought upon by the Dalit-Bahujan struggle …

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Dalit History Month

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  Paari. chelian  Black Americans have protested the slavery and racism thrust on them by the Whites through many forums including those of Black literature and politics. One such forum is Black History Month. They announced and celebrate February as Black History Month to redeem their racial history that has been side-lined so far. February is an important month in …