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Assertion

Deifying the Migrant Mother and Kolkata’s erasure of Caste

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Aatika Singh Pallab Bhowmick, an artist, has come up with the concept of portraying Goddess Durga as a migrant mother for this year’s Durga Pujo in Kolkata’s Barisha club. The finely carved and aesthetically beautiful sculpture is being widely applauded for its progressive form and thought. However, this particular theme showcasing a migrant woman laborer …

Policy

Loot of SC/ST funds in last year’s Union Budget

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  Karthik Navayan A February 2011 press release of the National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights Dalit Arthik Adhikar Andolan says:  * Once again UPA Denies SCs Rs.Cr. 24,570 in Scheduled caste Plan and STs Rs.Cr. 10530 in Tribal Sub Plan  * Together for SCs & STs, allocates only 4.03% for in both Plan and Non-plan budgets  *The …