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Seven Questions


  Gaurav Somwanshi   In this piece, I seek to outline some questions that arose in my life or I have seen them arise around me, questions which may contain within them their own pitiless answers that form the weather and climate of this caste society. While for some questions, I may not have any answer. …


No More Student Suicides, No More Caste Discrimination, No More Dropouts

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  Forum Against Caste Discrimination in Education Acknowledging the widespread caste discrimination prevalent across the Indian campuses and in solidarity with the ongoing protest by Dalit, Adivasi and Backward caste students of the School of Germanic Studies, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, more than 200 students, teachers and professionals from across the country …


Caste Discrimination in Higher Educational Institutions: A public lecture by Prof. Mungekar

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United Dalit Students’ Forum (UDSF), JNU Invites You To ‘Caste Discrimination in Higher Educational Institutions‘ A public lecture by Prof. B. L. Mungekar & Screening of ‘The Death of Merit‘ (A Documentary on Dalit Students’ Suicides in Higher Educational Institutions)  Date : 26 September, 2012 (Wed) Time : 5 pm Venue : SSS –I Committee …


A Journey to Kundeshwar


Ravindra Kumar Goliya  One must be wondering at the title: what is this place, why the journey? What is special about this place? Kundeshwar is a small village in Tikamgarh district in a backward area of Bundelkhand in Madhya Pradesh. It is special because of a boy named Bal Mukund Bharti who was the first …


The ‘Death of Merit’ and a debate on caste discrimination in educational institutions

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[ A Round Table India report ] Hyderabad, Aug, 07, 2011: The National Dalit Forum organized a screening of the ‘Death of Merit’ documentaries by the Insight Foundation, followed by a discussion on the suicides of Dalit students in institutions of higher education and on caste discrimination in campuses, today in the morning at Dr. …