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Issue ‘Scheduled Castes converted to Buddhism’ certificates in Telangana

Please sign the petition here.  ~ Date: 19/04/2022 Place: Hyderabad To, Sri Koppula Eshwar The Hon’ble Minister of Scheduled Castes Development, Government of Telangana, Telangana Secretariat, Hyderabad, Telangana – 500063 Email – eshwarkoppula@gmail.com Twitter – @Koppulaeshwar1, Phone: 9949588444   Subject: Kindly direct all the Tahsildars in the state to issue Scheduled Castes converted to Buddhism …

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Caste, and the failure of Indian Legal System

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Rachna Gautam In every civilized society, there is an indispensable need for law for the proper governance of society. People by virtue of being human are rational and move ahead in the direction which can fulfill their interest at best and because of the presence of numerous people with varying interests their paths or the …

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Land Redistribution and the marginalized in Uttar Pradesh: An interview with Prof. Vivek Kumar

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  Shivam Mogha A great churning of ideas is happening in the sites of the current farmers’ protest at the borders of Delhi, being dubbed by many as the largest and longest peaceful protest in the world. As part of looking into various aspects of these protests, we have tried to understand the history of …

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Beyond Dalitness: Start Annihilating Caste and Claiming Humanness

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Milind Thokal The process of learning and unlearning is inevitable and will continue forever but some basic concepts must always remain at the core where we must never have any confusion, keeping it more simple, straightforward, and to the point. Let’s start with the very basic word ‘Dalit’. Dalit is a Sanskrit word that means …

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Asserting voices of marginalized youth in university space

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Sudarshan Kasbe  In 2017 two dalit students pursuing higher education committed suicides in premier institutes of India which really shook the nation. These suicides cannot be looked at as independent events but are subject to critical scrutiny by researchers in the wake of the hierarchical structure present in Indian education system. After 73 years of …

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Economic criteria in reservation: An invitation to counter-revolution

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  Suresh Mane   Rahul Gaikwad: Sir, I would like to know, in the present context, the implications of 10% reservations that is being given to the upper castes and how this particular kind of reservation come about?   Dr. Mane: To understand the Reservation policy, one needs to have a comprehensive understanding. When I …

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Issues with 10% Upper Caste Reservation: “Politics of Presence” or “Electoral Strategy”?

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Rajanikanta Gochhayat Is the latest quota move by the NDA government led by BJP an issue of group representation of the upper castes or an electoral strategy before the 2019 general election? It is both the ‘politics of presence’ and ‘electoral strategies’, bringing some inputs to the reservation debate too. The ‘politics of presence’ talks …

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Dalit Assertion through Conversion to Buddhism

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Amiya Ranjan Jena On 13 May 2018, Krushna Chandra Sagaria, the Member of Legislative Assembly of Odisha from Koraput constituency embraced Buddhism along with 55 families in his ancestral village Burja under Laxmipur block of Koraput district. Around 3000 people across Koraput, Kalahandi and Bolangir district had attended the two day run Dhamma Kranti ceremony …