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Charisma without Organizational Leadership is Abortive for Dalit Politics

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Rahul Sonpimple Charisma is elusive yet the most common term to define leadership. Charismatic leadership is usually perceived as essential and assenting, specifically in politics. However, the history of charismatic leadership may not allow one to continue with such romanticism. Nazism led by Hitler and Italian Fascism led by Mussolini are the two most discussed …

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Land Redistribution and the marginalized in Uttar Pradesh: An interview with Prof. Vivek Kumar

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  Shivam Mogha A great churning of ideas is happening in the sites of the current farmers’ protest at the borders of Delhi, being dubbed by many as the largest and longest peaceful protest in the world. As part of looking into various aspects of these protests, we have tried to understand the history of …

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Kanshi Ram: Man, Legacy and Modern Dalit-Bahujan Political Dynamics

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  Vaibhav Walunj “Social movements are at once the symptoms and the instruments of progress. Ignore them and statesmanship is irrelevant; fail to use them and it is weak.”– Walter Lippmann Indian political discourse after the life of Babasaheb Ambedkar would remain incomplete without acknowledging the Bahujan movement led by Kanshi Ram. This movement shook …

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‘I would differentiate between the Bahujan movement and Bahujan politics’: Prof Vivek Kumar

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  Round Table India Continued from here. This is the second part of the transcription of Round Table India’s interaction with Prof Vivek Kumar, Professor, Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, for the Ambedkar Age series of films. In the interview, Prof Vivek Kumar …

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‘Indian education doesn’t have any emancipatory agenda’: Prof Vivek Kumar

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   Round Table India This is the transcription of Round Table India‘s interaction with Prof Vivek Kumar, Professor, Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, for the Ambedkar Age series of films. In the interview, Prof Vivek Kumar touches upon a vast range of subjects, including the contours …

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Interview with Prof Vivek Kumar on the Bahujan Movement

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  Round Table India In this episode of the Ambedkar Age series, Round Table India talks to Prof Vivek Kumar, Professor, Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.  In the interview, Prof Vivek Kumar touches upon a vast range of subjects, including the contours of …

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When Rohith Vemula Meets Jignesh Mevani: Towards a Radical Democratic Imaginary

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  K K Baburaj ‘Live dangerously’, told Nietzsche, one of the great counter-thinkers in the history of modern philosophy. KK Kochu, a well known Dalit writer and political activist from Kerala, in his collection of articles titled ‘Revolution and Culture’ published in the eighties, attempted to rewrite the slogan of Nietzsche as ‘act dangerously’. Such …