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Create Dalit Economy the way Dalit Sahitya was created: Chandra Bhan Prasad

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  Chandra Bhan Prasad and Pushpendra Johar in a discussion: this is a part of the series of interviews, talks, articles that SAVARI and Round Table India are trying to put together to gather the Bahujan perspective on the Coronavirus pandemic. This is the second part of the discussion; the first part is here.  Pushpendra: …

Gender

The Origin of Dalit Feminist Literature: Mukta Salve, the First Voice of Dalit Feminism

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  Shivani Waldekar 165 years ago, one young Dalit girl strongly criticised brahminical hegemony and the hierarchal oppressive social structure. She questioned and critically examined caste, class, gender and religion and that empirical data continues to remain very relevant today, as they were in 1855. She strongly believed that education is the only path which …

Assertion

‘Enlighten’, the film: Caste is not an issue, it is reality

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  Round Table India Name of the Film – EnlightenDirection – Omey M AnandCamera – ShardulEditing – Jameer Attar ‘Enlighten’, is a short film based on three basic issues faced by the current generation. And the basic origin of conflict between dalit castes. When the leadership of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar emerged in India, every …

Features

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 …

Features

Battle of Bhima Koregaon, Mahar Legacy and Contemporary Politics

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Nitin Dhaktode It is  to rvieting to witness the ‘Akhil Bhartiya Brahman Mahasangh (ABBM) and Udaysinh Peshwa, a descendant of the Peshwas, ask the Pune police to deny permission for the Shaniwar Wada (‘Elgar Parishad’)event. Despite the fact that permission was granted by the Pune Municipal Corporation and Police Department, the Brahmanical organisations submitted their …

Assertion

Caste Attacks on Buddhists in Nashik

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  Amar Khade  On Sunday, 9th October 2016, rumour spread across social media like Whatsapp that a 14 year old Dalit boy molested a minor girl in Talegaon (Nashik district, Maharashtra). It was later reported by the guardian minister of Nashik, Girish Mahajan, that the medical authorities have reported that rape has not occurred, and …

Features

What’s in a Name? Buddhist, Mahar, or Dalit

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  Emma Leiken An excerpt from “The New-Epoch Builders: Buddhist Identities and the Reclamation of Personhood in the Ambedkar Conversion Movement.” Contextualizing article: I am submitting an excerpt (or chapter) from my senior thesis to be published in Round Table India. The full thesis is entitled, “The New-Epoch Builders: Buddhist Identities and the Reclamation of …