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On Allyship: Does it work for the Oppressed?

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  Anshul Kumar Allyship is a proactive, ongoing, and incredibly difficult practice of unlearning and re-evaluating, in which a person of privilege works in solidarity and partnership with a marginalized group of people to help take down the systems that challenge that group’s basic rights, equal access, and the ability to thrive in our society.1The …

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Sarpatta Parambarai: A punch in the face of Savarna Parampara

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JS Vinay “Be thy own light- Atta Deepa Bhava” ~ Buddha “You must abolish your slavery yourselves. Do not depend for its abolition upon god or a superman. Remember that it is not enough that people are numerically in the majority. They must be always watchful, strong and self-respecting to attain and maintain success. We …

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Are IITs safe for Dalit Students?

Aniket Ambhore

The Ambedkar Periyar Phule Study Circle (APPSC), IIT Bombay Aniket Ambhore, a student of electrical engineering, had fallen to his death from the sixth floor of hostel 13 on September 4, 2014. An SC student, he was alleged to have committed suicide. After his parents wrote to the IIT director, a three-member committee was set …

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Unfinished legacy of Dr Ambedkar and the Plight of the Oppressed in South Asia

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Hemangi Kadlak [A Speech on the Occasion of 130th Birth Anniversary of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar.] Jai Bhim, First of all, I would like to thank the Ambedkar Society for South Asia for inviting me as a speaker for this webinar to celebrate the 130th birth anniversary of Dr Ambedkar. Today’s webinar topic is the ‘Unfinished …

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Missing history of the oppressed…

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  Shiveshwar Kundu RSS-BJP synergy is ruling the Indian political system and is at the zenith of its political career. Since the proclamation of the idea called ‘Congress system’ by an eminent political theorist, Rajni Kothari, Indian political system is witnessing the emergence of a similar political formation which can be likewise termed as BJP …

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Who’s your Perfect Dalit Woman?

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  Christina Thomas Dhanaraj “The oppressor is solidary with the oppressed only when he stops regarding the oppressed as an abstract category and sees them as persons who have been unjustly dealt with, deprived of their voice, cheated in the sale of their labor — when he stops making pious, sentimental, and individualistic gestures and …

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Bahujan Students’ Front (BSF) on HCU Elections

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  Bahujan Students’ Front (BSF) The recently concluded HCUSU elections generated a lot of discussion and debate both in social media and offline as well. Innumerable questions were raised and allegations were made against the Bahujan Students’ Front-UoH in particular and United Front for Social Justice (UFSJ) in general. In this pamphlet, Bahujan Students’ Front …

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JNUSU Elections- Three ideas of Nation

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  Vivek Singh JNU has been in the limelight since 9th February, when supposedly “anti-national and seditious” slogans were raised in the campus (the matter is sub judice). In this scenario, many eyes were turned towards the JNU Students Union elections which happened this September. What was also evident is that the idea of nation …