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Assessment of Health and Economic Status of Adivasis during COVID-19 Crisis

john kujur

John Kujur The pandemic COVID-19 has wreaked an unprecedented health crisis and subsequently led to socio-economic instability across the world. The impact of the pandemic is perceived to be pernicious for every person irrespective of caste, class, sex, religion, race etc. However, the burden of such crises is often shifted to the vulnerable sections of …

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Bahujans have lost jobs, their conditions have worsened due to lockdown: Suresh Sontakke

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  Suresh Sontakke (SAVARI and Round Table India are doing a series to put together the Bahujan perspective on the Coronavirus pandemic) Dr. Anuradha Bele: So first question is we look to seniors like you to give us guidance about how young bahujans can channel their energies to minimize the hardship which are brought on …

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Remembering Chhatrapati Shahu: Lessons for the Modi government during Covid-19 pandemic

rahul bansode 2020

  Rahul Bansode At this hour, the entire world is facing the Covid-19 pandemic, which has brought everything to a standstill. The number of those infected with coronavirus across the globe has crossed almost 46 lakhs with over 3 lakh deaths. World’s most developed countries like USA, Britain, Spain, Italy and many more others have …

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Odisha: Role model for the Upper Castes in fighting Corona

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  Roshan Padhan When they say everyone is equal before law, it is the biggest lie in India. If we look at some news reports in one Odia newspaper, Sambad, this is very evident. While the Odisha government is boasting about its strict and successful implementation of the so-called lockdown, its burden is being disproportionately …

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India’s Coronavirus and Lockdown Alienation

mohammed owais saleem

Mohd Owais Saleem Has lockdown led the marginalized or many other groups of India to severe alienation during COVID-19? Is it affecting the lives of groups and individuals? Being a student of sociology, this question always strikes me hard. Having been born and brought up in Delhi, it has been observed that the lives of …

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Reverberation of COVID19 and ‘essential service’ workers

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  Daulat Siraswal (SAVARI and Round Table India are doing a series to put together the Bahujan perspective on the Coronavirus pandemic) Pradnya: Jai Bhim Daulat, How do you look at the pandemic and the ongoing lockdown?  Daulat: Jai Bheem, Corona (covid19) is currently widespread in the world. We cannot deny the fact that in India, although …

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Coronavirus may leave soon, but when will the caste virus leave?

keerthi nathan 2020

Keerthi Nathan During the first week of April, there was a news report about a man who was reportedly killed for allegedly marrying outside his caste. The incident was reported to have taken place in a village in Tiruvannamalai district in Tamil Nadu. This alleged honor killing was carried out when the state was amidst …