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Searching For Civility In Civil Lines

Payal Karwade “The effect of caste on the ethics of the Hindus is simply deplorable. Caste has killed public spirit. Caste has destroyed the sense of public charity. Caste has made public opinion impossible. A Hindu’s public is his caste. His responsibility is only to his caste.” (Ambedkar 1936). The article attempts to highlight genuine …


Gangrape and Murder of a 16 year old Dalit girl in Sendurai, Tamil Nadu

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  (A condensed translation, by Trevor Jeyaraj, of Mr. Venpura Saravanan‘s Facebook post in Tamil ) N (16), daughter of Rajendran R of Sendurai taluk in Ariyalur district, Tamil Nadu, who finished her class VIII and discontinued studies due to her situation at home was working at a garment store in Sendurai. Manikandan, the son …


Delta Meghwal’s rape & murder: A reminder of Babasaheb’s warning

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  Kanika Sori & Harish Parihar The Nirbhaya rape and murder case happened in 2012 and created a massive public outrage. Media highlighted it immensely. The whole nation came out to protest against the rape in order to get the culprits punished. Candle march could take place all across the country. Five days ago, Delta …


The United Savarnas of Odisha


  Students’ Federation for Social Justice The BJP, Congress and the civil society (mainly the bar council of Odisha high court) of the state have displayed unprecedented solidarity and demanded action against Mr. Satish K. Gajbhiye, an upright Dalit police officer. Such deep conviction they share for their state, such is their patriotism that they …


Take the law to Jind – Declare Haryana as atrocity prone area

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  Committed women activists and Dalit human rights defenders gathered in front of Haryana Bhavan today to protest against the silence of the Haryana Government regarding the cases of rape and murder of Dalit girls. They demanded that the investigation report of the alleged rape and murder of 20 year old Dalit girl in Jind …


The nation doesn’t want to know what happened to the Dalit girl in Jind

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  Round Table India talks to Asha Kowtal, General Secretary of the All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch (AIDMAM) which has been playing an active part in the people’s movement seeking justice for the 20 year old Dalit girl who was brutally raped and murdered in Jind, Haryana, on 24th August, 2013 on the progress …