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Gender

Real Daughters of India

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  Daisy Katta An interview with Dr. Sujata Vishwasrao Athawale, Professor and Dalit Activist, Amravati, Vidarbha, Maharashtra.  Dr. Sujata Vishwasrao Athawale is a Dalit women’s rights activist who has been working with rural Vidarbha’s Dalit, Adivasi, Nomadic and Denotified Tribal and Muslim women for the last two decades. On the occasion of International Woman’s Day, …

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Remembering Khairlanji: Trail of Dalit atrocities in Maharashtra

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  Daisy Katta When the Dalits in Maharashtra were still reeling from the Ramabai Nagar Massacre of 1997, in 2006, Maharashtra was jolted with news of another massacre, this time it was in Bhandara district. In Khairlanji village of Bhandara district four members of the Bhotmange family were lynched by a caste Hindu mob. 29th …

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“Entire deleted sky”: Launch of Vaibhav Chhaya’s first book of poetry

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  Yogesh Maitreya & Daisy Katta  28/07/2014 “Delete Kelel Saarr Aakash” (Entire deleted sky) – the Facebook page of this Marathi poetry book has been constantly providing news about its launch. Those who regularly followed Vaibhav Chhaya and his poetry for long on Facebook have been eagerly waiting for to see his poetry on paper. Finally, on …

Features

Jai Bhim to Ramabai Nagar, the Living Spirit of Resistance

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  Yogesh Maitreya On the evening of 5th of December, I, along with my friend who is a photographer, paid a visit to Ramabai Nagar in Ghatkopar East, Mumbai. At the entrance of the colony, a huge statue of Ambedkar stood. Open space in front of it had been cleaned with water, and preparations for …