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Caste Hindu hypocrisy over the movie ‘Jai Bhim’

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    Kranthi Kumar Mungamuri Ever since the movie Jai Bhim was released, it has brought back the fundamental questions in intellectual circles and University student politics about the title ‘Jai Bhim’. Some people have come forward to support the title of the movie ‘Jai Bhim’ and the story as well. Others raised very valid points …


Some reflections on the movie ‘Jai Bhim’

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  Dr. SPVA Sairam Speaking about the oppressed communities and the state of Hindu Civilization, Dr. Ambedkar in his book The Untouchables (1948) remarked: “Besides the Shudras, the Hindu Civilization has produced three social classes whose existence has not received the attention it deserves. The three classes are :- (i) The Criminal Tribes who number …


Countering ‘Jai Sri Ram’ with ‘Jai Bhim’


  Pardeep Attri On Tuesday (18 June 2019), when Asaduddin Owaisi, member of parliament from Hyderabad and president of AIMIM, approached to take oath in parliament slogans of ‘Jai Sri Ram’, ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ and ‘Vande Mataram’ were shouted by sitting BJP MPs, creating nuisance and intimidation. Such provoking and intimidation of a leader …


Behenji: The inevitable leader of 2019 elections?

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  Amit Kumar In 2007, in one of his articles, the prominent sociologist Dipankar Gupta compared Mayawati with Mao Zedong, the founding father of people’s Republic of China, for being a great strategist. As we enter into one of the most crucial elections that will shape the future politics of this country, we must realize …


जय भवानी-जय शिवाजी ते जय भीम-जय जोतिबा

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  तेजस हरड (Tejas Harad) १४ एप्रिल म्हणजे महामानव भारतरत्न डॉक्टर बाबासाहेब भीमराव रामजी आंबेडकर यांची जयंती. आम्ही जिकडे राहतो त्या ठिकाणी अनेक शाळकरी मुले आहेत ज्यांचा आमच्या घरात सतत राबता असतो. मी जयंतीनिमित्त मुलांना सोबत घेऊन बाबासाहेबांच्या आयुष्यावर एक छोटेखानी नाटक बसवावं असा विचार केला होता पण ऑफिसच्या गडबडीत ते जमलं नाही. पण जयंतीच्या …


A regressive campus feeling the Ambedkarite heat

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  Sumit Turuk Jai Bhim was never a slogan among the “progressives”, who are in fact regressive, of JNU until around mid 2015. It grew louder among them post Rohith Vemula’s institutional murder, considering the imminent threat of Dalit Bahujan Student assertion which started gaining a much powerful form across campuses in India. The anti-caste …


Scaling silvery mountains: Merit in the ghettos

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  Gurram Seetaramulu Of late, PV Sindhu’s name has been at the forefront of discussions in social media and other platforms. When people all over the world were taken aback by her sporting capabilities, many Telugu people were busy ‘googling’ her caste, thus giving a glimpse of their culture, traditions and their ‘broad-mindedness’. Two years …


Article 14: Ladai Barabari Ki – Stand Up for Equal Rights

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  SAHMAT Renowned and popular Dalit bands and artistes will be performing in Delhi on the eve of the march to Parliament House, organised by various Dalit organisations and workers’ associations under the aegis of Dalit Swabhiman Sangharsh. Prakash Ambedkar, national leader of Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh (BBM), and Bezwada Wilson, founder and national convener of Safai …