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Dalit Women in Higher Education in Odisha

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  Saraswati Suna “I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.” ~ Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Education is a path for equal opportunity and ensures possibilities for individual growth, social mobilities and economic empowerment to the oppressed, Dalit and marginalized communities. However, education throughout Indian history has only …

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Critical Analysis of Indian Historians’ Writings on Buddhism – Part 1

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  Ratnesh Katulkar Buddhism is one of the most prominent topics in the study of ancient Indian history. The reason for its presence and visibility in Indian history owes to its existence to a wide time scale traversed during the 6th century BC to 11th century AD. There is no doubt that many special and …

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Mahisha Dasara Festival in Mysuru City

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  Guru Murthy and Mahesh Sosle Dalit Students Federation, University of Mysore The progressive thinkers, cultural personalities and social activists gave a new dimension to the history of Mysuru by celebrating ‘Mahisha Dasara’ on September 29, 2016 organised by Dalit Welfare Trust in association with Backward Class Association, Mysore University Dalit Students and Research scholar Federation …

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Reconstructing Silenced Histories

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Cynthia Stephen (Book Review) [Debrahmanising History : Dominance and Resistance in Indian Society By Braj Ranjan Mani, Manohar, New Delhi, 2005, pp.456, Rs 895 (Hb), Rs 395 (Pb), ISBN 81-7304-640-9 (Hb) ISBN 81-7304-648-4 (Pb)] In recent years, Indian Historiography has had its share of controversies. The ‘saffron’ rewriting of the history textbooks and the stoppage of the publication …