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भविष्य की दलित-बहुजन राजनीति: जाति से वर्ण और वर्ण से धर्म की राजनीति की ओर

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  Sanjay Jothe उत्तर प्रदेश के चुनाव परिणाम जितने बीजेपी के लिए महत्वपूर्ण हैं उससे कहीं अधिक दलित बहुजन राजनीति के लिए महत्वपूर्ण हैं. दलित बहुजन राजनीति के एक लंबे और संघर्षपूर्ण सफ़र का यह परिणाम दुखद है. लेकिन यह होना ही था. इस पराजय की प्रष्ठभूमि लंबे समय से निर्मित हो रही थी. ज्ञान, …

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Interview with Prof Khalid Anis Ansari on the Pasmanda Movement

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  Round Table India In this episode of the Ambedkar Age series, Round Table India talks to Prof. Khalid Anis Ansari, Director, Dr. Ambedkar Centre for Exclusion Studies & Transformative Action (ACESTA), Glocal University, Uttar Pradesh. The interview focuses on the Pasmanda movement, on the issues of secularism/communalism and on the upper caste hegemony in all …

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Academic Hindutva and the Futility of Dalit-Left Unity Calls

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C Ahamed Fayiz Since the beginning of this year, Indian campuses have been witnessing a grave turmoil. It is nothing but an expression of accumulated frustration born out of the inequitable system of governance in every domain, which has a long history of centuries. Campuses and educational spaces are the most vulnerable places for discrimination …

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Thol.Thirumaavalavan writes to Kapil Sibal and Sukhadeo Thorat

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  Memoranda submitted by Thol. Thirumaavalavan of the Viduthalai Ciruthaikal Katchi (VCK) to Prof S.K.Thorat, Chairman, NCERT Review Committee and Mr Kapil Sibal, Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Govt.of India, on 29.05.2012 and 30.05.2012 respectively, in New Delhi. ~~~   To Mr Kapil Sibal Honourable Minister of Human Resources Development Government of India New …

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Analyzing the ‘OBC-Minority’ Sub-Quota–Part II

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Khalid Anis Ansari Continued from here. [II] The Muslim Quota Debate The recent lower caste movements within the non-Hindu religions like Islam, Christianity and Sikhism have foregrounded the presence of caste-based differentiation and discrimination within these communities in the public sphere. As far as the Muslims are concerned the caste cleavages within them were duly …

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Analyzing the ‘OBC-Minority’ Sub-Quota

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  Khalid Anis Ansari [I] The recent announcement of a 4.5% sub-quota for backward sections within minorities in the overall Central OBC quota by the UPA government on 22nd December, 2011 in the wake of elections in five states, including the crucial state of Uttar Pradesh, has drawn in a number of reactions, some valid …

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4.5 Percent OBC Religious Minority Sub-quota: A Disservice To Secular Nationalism

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  Ashok Yadav 01. Overwhelming majority of population who have been discriminated against and oppressed on the basis of their caste identity since time immemorial and the history of bloody religious conflicts before, during and after independence in 1947 make social justice and secularism the two pillars on which the entire democratic structure of our …