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Arundhati Roy’s introduction is a mockery of Dr Ambedkar’s AoC: Suresh Mane

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  Dr. Suresh Mane (Dr. Suresh Mane’s speech at the ‘The Colonization of Ambedkar: Caste Politics behind Roy- Navayana’s Appropriation of Annihilation of Caste ~ A Discussion’ held on 21st December, 2014, at University of Mumbai) Good afternoon friends, one day, restless Rahul met me at my office. He came with some anxiety, carrying along …

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The collective dilemma of the left, right and centre: What to do with Ambedkar?

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  Anoop Kumar (His speech at the ‘The Colonization of Ambedkar: Caste Politics behind Roy-Navayana’s Appropriation of Annihilation of Caste ~ A Discussion‘ held on 21st December, 2014, at University of Mumbai) My name is Anoop and I am not an academician or a very accomplished speaker so please excuse me if I am not …

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Roy-Navayana project: Brahminic violence on Dalit intellectual challenge

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  Yogesh Maitreya I did not read Arundhati Roy’s introduction to Navayana’s edition of Annihilation of Caste and I am sure I do not need to read it. However, I have read and re-read Annihilation of Caste. The text of AoC itself introduces the exploitative nature and nuances of Brahminic caste and of Brahmins in …

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Introducing Arundhati Roy and Friends

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  Karthik Navayan (On 9th March, 2014, Navayana had planned to launch its ‘annotated critical edition’ of Dr BR Ambedkar’s Annihilation of Caste with an introduction by Arundhati Roy, in Hyderabad city. The event was cancelled because of distribution issues according to the publisher. But the spin put on the cancellation, especially by the corporate …

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Caste in the Name of Christ: An angry note on the Syrian Christian Caste

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  Nidhin Shobhana For many days now, I have been grappling with a strong sense of unrest within me. I am thankful to the recent debates on Arundhati Roy and her mighty long introduction to ‘S. Anand’s critically annotated Annihilation of Caste’ which inspired me to finally ventilate this unrest. Oops! I forgot to mention …