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The Cunning Casteism of The Brahmin - Ravi Shankar Etteth

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  Priyadarshini Ohol An invite came over my feed the other day. “Please join us to celebrate the release of ‘THE BRAHMIN” a novel by Ravi Shankar Etteth over canapes, cocktails and Kalaripayattu on Wednesday 10th May 2018, 7 pm.” I’m horrified. The text goes on to mention this brahmin celebration is going to be …


Gujarati Dalit Literature: An Overview

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G K Vankar It is difficult to say when first Gujarati Dalit writing came into existence. But undoubtedly the publication of Aakrosh, a poetry journal of Dalit Panthers, on 14th April, 1978, was an important milestone. The anti-reservation agitations in Gujarat in 1981 and 1985 generated intense awareness about dalit rights and led to a …