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Dalit is a Political Currency

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  Jadumani Mahanand The present presidential candidate nominations shows how “Dalit as a subject” has become an instrument of power for the upper caste political parties. About a decade ago, Gail Omvedt observed that Dalit assertion is a democratic upsurge in Indian society. This emphasis on electoral democracy only sidelined the Dalit movement. And evidently, …

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Why Ram Nath Kovind, and not L K Advani?

Doleswar

    Doleswar Bhoi Recently, the Indian National Congress and Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) nominated Meira Kumar and Ram Nath Kovind as presidential candidate of India respectively. Both Meira Kumar and Ram Nath Kovind belong to the Dalit Community. The Dalit community refers to the lower castes in the socio-economic, political and cultural discourses of …

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Why RSS can’t accept even a Sanghi SC/ST/OBC Judge?

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  S Kumar Nomination of Mr. Ram Nath Kovind for the presidential position has again brought the caste politics to the forefront of Indian politics. While a Brahmin appointment like the outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee was free of caste noise, the appointment of Mr. Kovind with his Dalit identity is the trending topic across media. …

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Ram Nath Kovind is not a Dalit, Dalit is a Spring of Political Consciousness

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  Saidalavi P.C. The propaganda minister in Nazi Germany, Joseph Goebbels was so sharp in his thinking that we have come to quote his famous aphorism regarding the plausibility of a lie being conceived as a truth if proclaimed often. What is more, we see innumerable imposters of him in our country, wearing clothes stitched …