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Sarpatta Parambarai: A punch in the face of Savarna Parampara

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JS Vinay “Be thy own light- Atta Deepa Bhava” ~ Buddha “You must abolish your slavery yourselves. Do not depend for its abolition upon god or a superman. Remember that it is not enough that people are numerically in the majority. They must be always watchful, strong and self-respecting to attain and maintain success. We …


Caste, and the failure of Indian Legal System

rachna gautam

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 …


Dr. B.R. Ambedkar – From Denunciation of the Vedas to the Negation of Karl Marx and Surrender to Nāstika Buddhism

aniruddha babar

Dr Aniruddha Babar “Buddha would never allow violence, but the communists do. No doubt the communists get quick results because when you adopt the means of annihilating a man, they do not remain to oppose you. Humanity does not only want economic values, it also wants spiritual values to be retained. Permanent communist dictatorship has …


Dalit Women in Higher Education in Odisha

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  Saraswati Suna “I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.” ~ Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Education is a path for equal opportunity and ensures possibilities for individual growth, social mobilities and economic empowerment to the oppressed, Dalit and marginalized communities. However, education throughout Indian history has only …


ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಶ್ರೀ ನಾರಾಯಣ ಗುರುಗಳ ಬದುಕು ಮತ್ತು ಸೋಶಿಯಲ್ ಫಿಲಾಸಫಿ

harsha narayanguru

  ಹರ್ಷಕುಮಾರ್ ಕುಗ್ ಭರತ ಖಂಡವು ಕಂಡ ಮಹಾನ್ ದಾರ್ಶನಿಕರಾದ ಶ್ರೀ ನಾರಾಯಣ ಗುರುಗಳ ಜಯಂತಿಯನ್ನು ಸರ್ಕಾರಿ ಆಚರಣೆಯಾಗಿ ಸರ್ಕಾರವು ಆಚರಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವುದು ನಿಜಕ್ಕೂ ಸಂತೋಷದ ಸಂಗತಿ. ಈ ಮಹಾನ್ ಧಾರ್ಮಿಕ ಚಿಂತಕ, ಸಮಾಜ ಸುಧಾರಕರಿಗೆ ಖಂಡಿತವಾಗಿಯೂ ಇದು ಗೌರವ ಸಲ್ಲಿಸುವ ಕೆಲಸ. ಆದರೆ ದುರದೃಷ್ಟವಶಾತ್ ಪರಿಸ್ಥಿತಿ ಹೇಗಾಗಿದೆಯೆಂದರೆ ಸರ್ಕಾರಗಳು ಜಯಂತಿಗಳನ್ನು ಆಚರಿಸುವುದು ಎಂದರೆ ಆಯಾ ಮಹಾನ್ ವ್ಯಕ್ತಿಗಳು ಹುಟ್ಟಿದ ಜಾತಿಗಳನ್ನು ತುಷ್ಟೀಕರಣ ಮಾಡಲು ಮಾತ್ರ ಎಂಬಂತಾಗಿದೆ. ಬಸವ ಜಯಂತಿ ಲಿಂಗಾಯತರಿಗೆ, ವಾಲ್ಮೀಕಿ ಜಯಂತಿ ವಾಲ್ಮೀಕಿ ನಾಯಕರಿಗೆ, ಕನಕ …


The Indian Aparhtheid: A Conference on Caste, Intersectionality, and Education in 21st Century India

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  Law And Society Committee, NLSIU Conference organized by the Law and Society Committee, National Law School of India University in collaboration with Centre for Social Justice and UN Women. The impact that caste has on people’s lives is real and far-reaching. However, caste is, at present, a subject that is greatly misunderstood by a largely savarna academia which …


From Fandry to Masaan – The Journey of Shaalu

Nishant Roy Bombarde

  Nishant Roy Bombarde For times immemorial, the Ganges has marked the geography, history & mythology of the concept that we call India today. Mighty empires have risen & fallen on its banks. It has been the lifeline of the populace inhabiting the neighbouring areas for centuries. But her most important purpose makes her stand …