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Dalit single women in lockdown: Lived experiences

madhavi kamble

  Madhavi Kamble Whether it is a natural or man-made disaster, the vulnerable sections of the society are the first to get hit. The Corona outbreak put the spotlight on the issue of daily subsistence, mental health, general health of families and millions of people across the country. On June 4, the Indian Ministry of …

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കോവിഡ്-19 : മാധ്യമങ്ങളും സർക്കാരും അവരുടെ മുൻഗണനകളും

sindhu mariya

സിന്ധു മരിയ നെപ്പോളിയൻ (SAVARI and Round Table India are doing a series to put together the Bahujan perspective on the Coronavirus pandemic) [The conversation was recorded on April 17, 2020]  രാകേഷ് റാം എസ്: സിന്ധു മാധ്യമ പ്രവർത്തകയായി ജോലി ചെയ്തിട്ടുണ്ട്. കമ്മ്യൂണിക്കേഷൻസ് ആണ് പഠിച്ചത്. ആ അനുഭവത്തിന്റെ പശ്ചാത്തലത്തിൽ, കോവിഡ്-19 പകർച്ചവ്യാധിയുടെ പ്രതിരോധത്തിൽ കേരളത്തിലെ മാധ്യമങ്ങളുടെ ഇടപെടലിനെ പറ്റിയാണ് ചോദ്യം. ലോക്ഡൗൺ കാരണം ഏറ്റവും കൂടുതൽ …

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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 …

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How Singaara Chennai killed Mr Palanichamy, a sanitation worker and an Arunthathiyar

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  Murali Shanmugavelan and Kadhiravan Chennai floods have spontaneously moved people from ‘all walks of life’ to help each other: users of social media; the otherwise not-so-socially-conscious-middle-class; Chennai celebrities; film actors; Indian army; and the questionable mainstream media joined hands to provide humanitarian assistance to victims of Chennai flood.   People and Celebrities opened their …

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Caste is pervasive and even so during disaster

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ICDA Team ICDA’s team finds Caste Discrimination Rampant in Distribution of Relief The coastal districts including Cuddalore have been severely affected by the recent floods following an unprecedented level of heavy rains. Though everyone has been affected, it was found that the Dalits were more affected, NGO accounts, newspaper reports and reports by social activists …

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#Chennairains: Flood Relief Information

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  Volunteer groups are attempting to organize information on Chennai flood relief from multiple sources including social media. The screenshots below give an idea about how information is being collected, sorted and displayed for rapid dissemination by users.  Users can search for, retrieve and add information over a wide range of topics that have been …

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Disastrous Dalit-ness

pradnya mangala

  Pradnya Mangala It is important to approach the study of disaster, not as an exercise in social disorganization or pathology but as the occasion for understanding some of the more important normal structures and processes, such as communication, interactions, organization, decision making. Thus an approach which emphasizes social adaptability, not social pathology and problem …

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Why is dignity so hard to come by?

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  Bhadrachalam flood affected people are facing apathy and neglect. Karthik Navayan Bhadrachalam is a pilgrim town in the Khammam district of Andhra Pradesh. Last month (July), owing to heavy monsoon showers, the area witnessed terrible flooding that had caused extensive damage in the area. The deluge, triggered by the river Godavari, has so far …