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Our Father gave us the right to education which your forefathers denied us

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Manoj Meshram & Reena Dongre Songs have been a part of cultural existence not only for entertainment but also to express devotion to nature and gods and goddesses since time immemorial. Even as modern societies moved towards more influential media humans still find inspiration, motivation, entertainment and love through songs. Many songs, like the ones …

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Myth making in India: The story of Teachers’ Day

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  Amar Khade Teachers’ Day is celebrated across many Nations to pay respect and appreciate the works done by Teachers in shaping the next generation citizens. Different Nations celebrate Teachers’ Day in accordance with their local socio-politico-cultural setup. International Teachers’ Day is celebrated on 5th October every year. Nearly 100 countries with Membership with UNESCO …

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Understanding Caste & Casteism in Higher Education and Academic Institutions

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  Lata Pratibha Madhukar Caste is deep rooted in the Indian collective consciousness and subconsciousness, this article is based on my experiences, standpoint and understanding of caste and casteism in higher education, academic institutes and among educationists. It aims to give a rationale for the urgent introducing of Phule-Ambedkarite ideology and perception in the realm …

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In Savitribai’s name: Dalit-Bahujan struggle for renaming Pune University

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  Upendra Sonpimple Pune University made a major headway for Dalit Bahujan politics through its association with the name of Savitribai Phule – a symbol and source of inspiration for many Dalit-Bahujans in Maharashtra. Renaming universities in the name of social revolutionaries has been an ongoing phenomenon, though not without struggle. It was in 1994 …

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January 3rd – National Teachers’ Day

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  Bahujan Students’ Front   Go, Get Education Be self-reliant, be industrious Work, gather wisdom and riches, All gets lost without knowledge We become animal without wisdom, Sit idle no more, go, get education End misery of the oppressed and forsaken, You’ve got a golden chance to learn So learn and break the chains of …

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Dnyanajyoti Savitribai Phule – II

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  Prof. Hari Narke Continued from here. (This is the second part of his essay ‘Dnyanajyoti Savitribai Phule’, published in the NCERT booklet on the ‘Savitribai Phule First Memorial Lecture’ in 2008. You can read the first part here) In 1877, Maharashtra was facing a severe drought. It was not possible for Savitribai and Jotirao, who …