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A brief note on ‘My Father’s Garden’

nikhil adsule

Nikhil SanjayRekha Adsule India on 26th Jan 1950 promised its citizens that the country shall be a harbinger of justice, liberty, equality, and fraternity and thus there shall be an era of true democracy in spite of all the contradictions that Babasaheb Ambedkar had warned. Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar’s recently published book, “My Father’s Garden” makes …


Uniform Civil Code & Ashrafiya obsession with Triple Talaq


  Ayaz Ahmad In the wake of upcoming assembly polls, the question of Uniform Civil Code (UCC) is being debated with traditional appeal to religious identity of Muslims & Hindus in their respective constituencies. From the vantage point of Pasmanda, the question of UCC is raised to create the binary of Hindu versus Muslim in …


Ambedkar Uncelebrated: Notes on Second Equality March in JNU

praveen tulasi

  Praveen Tulasi The Second Equality March in JNU shall take place on the 13th of April 2015 at 09:30 pm from Ganga dhaba to Chandrabhaga Hostel March or Rally in JNU. We have marches for equality every now and then (barring the marches led by Hindu Vidyarthi Sena, ABVP and other allied right wing …


Flaunting noble intentions, nurturing caste privileges

dalit issue

  Asha Kowtal My recent association with campaigns resisting violence against Dalit women has brought me in contact with several individuals, groups and organisations that represent diverse perspectives and histories. Broadly it includes groups which have been advocating ‘gender justice’ and others who have been battling the cruelty of the caste system in India. The …