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Social Justice and Student Activism Within the Brahmanical Educational System

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  Anoop Kumar I believe every educational institution in this country, especially the so called ‘national’ ones have been deliberately designed in a way to exclude the majority of Indians and to term them as ‘non meritorious’ at the expense of a very small upper caste English speaking elite.  It is a conspiracy. It is …

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Demand for Revoking of Suspension Order of Prof. Guru

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  Prof. B .P  Mahesh Chandra Guru had made critical comments on the role of Rama in human rights protection when he delivered a talk in January 2015 at Academic Staff College, University of Mysore. He had ridiculed the behavior of Rama when he sent Sita to forest mercilessly and neglected his own children. It …

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Rohith Vemula’s Institutional Homicide: Systemic Brahmanical Ramifications in Indian Academia

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Arpana Ingle The adjectives seem to be ceaseless when it comes to describing Rohith Vemula, a young Ambedkarite, politically vibrant, intellectual, bright, brave, courageous, student leader, activist fighting against injustice. Ambedkar had strongly asserted that ‘the village is nothing but a sink of localism, a den of ignorance, narrow-mindedness and communalism.’ These words of Ambedkar …

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Rohith Vemula’s Murder: The Roots lie in the Social Order

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  Anitya Sanket Rohith Vemula’s ‘suicide’ case has caught the nation’s attention through the media and it is gaining a lot of support too. Seen through the mainstream media’s eye, in the ongoing series of protests carried out by the Dalit students in various places and institutions one thing is evident that Rohith was suspended …

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What is actually happening in University of Hyderabad

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  R Ravi Kumar Dear friends, Hope by now you came to know of the unfortunate incident that took place in the University of Hyderabad. We shall not see this incident in isolation. Let me explain you in brief what triggered the series of events in HCU. The Ambedkar Students Association started their agitation against …

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An Appeal to the Struggling Masses

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  Joint Action Committee for Social Justice (UoH) Five Dalit research scholars at University of Hyderabad have been subjected to suspension from hostels and social boycott barring them from accessing the hostels, administration building, public places and participating in Students’ Union elections. This is in the context of the incidents that unfolded on 03/08/2015 and …

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Social Boycott in UoH: The modern university as a caste enforcer

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  Round Table India Babasaheb Ambedkar ~The more common and the more effective weapons is the declaration of complete boycott against the offending Untouchables. The horrors of the boycott, which is merely another name for Gandhi’s ” noncooperation”, can hardly be adequately described. The Committee appointed by the Government of Bombay to inquire into the …

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Violation of Constitutional Rights of 5 Dalit scholars By University of Hyderabad administration: Fact Finding Report

Expelled students forced to vacate hostels

  Dalit Sthree Sakthi Certain abusive comments in the Facebook and subsequent skirmishes on 3rd and 4th August 2015 led to the expulsion of a few scheduled castes Ph.D scholars of University of Hyderabad and it was alleged that the authorities of the University of Hyderabad had taken unilateral action on a few scholars belonging …