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Dalitbahujan Renaissance

Arigay Ramaswamy and his Struggle for uniting Dalits

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  Dr. Chandraiah Gopani The concept of emancipation is occupied a central theme for Dalit movements and politics both in colonial and post-colonial period. There were organic leaders among Dalits during Nizam period from 1906 to 1953. The period between 1906-1953 was crucial for vibrant Dalit activities and autonomous assertions in Hyderabad state. Although Nizam …

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Documenting Bahujan Musical Instruments

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Dr. Chandraiah Gopani The book under review entitled ‘Mula Dhwani’ (Aboriginal Sound) is edited by Jayadhir Thirumal Rao and Guduru Manoja. This book was released in 2019, both in Telugu and English with the same title. In the absence of studies on Bahujan Musical Traditions, the book is a unique work in documenting more than …

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మరణం లేని నీలి విప్లవం

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  Kranthi Kumar Mungamuri (ముంగమూరి క్రాంతికుమార్) ఉత్తర్ ప్రదేశ్ యువ బహుజన కార్యకర్త యశ్ పాల్ గౌతం మరణం లేని నీలి విప్లవం నా పేరు మరణం లేని నీలి విప్లవంసమానత్వం కోసం బహుజన తల్లి పురిటినెప్పుల నుండి జన్మించినవాడినిప్రాచీన కాలపు బుద్ధుడిని, మానవత్వపు దిగంబరుడినివర్తమాన సమాజంలో యశ్ పాల్ గౌతమునిబహుజన వారసత్వాన్ని భుజాలపై ముద్దాడినవాడినిఏసు ప్రభువు వలె విముక్తీ నినాదాలను గుండెల్లో నింపుకునికుల రక్కసి రాజ్యాలపై నృత్యం చేసినవాడినివిలాస్ గోగ్రే విప్లవ పాఠాలను గ్రామ గ్రామాన భోధించినవాడినిఅందుకే …

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Palasa 1978: A Bahujan resistance against caste supremacy

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Shiva Thrishul The film speaks about Bahujan resistance against the dominance of caste feudal lords across generations in a town in Andhra Pradesh. The enslavement of the Bahujan bodies for the political gains of privileged castes, upper-caste exploitation of the Bahujan labour force, the abuse of Bahujan muscle power, deceptive and treacherous nature of the …

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Social Smuggling: Prof. Kancha IIaiah Shepherd’s mirror to society

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  Raju Chalwadi Prof. Kancha IIaiah Shepherd is a renowned political scientist and an anti-caste activist. He is one of the fiercest critics of the Hindu social order and caste system in present times. He stands apart from his contemporaries in two respects: first, unlike other well-known critics of Castes and the Hindu social order, …

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Scaling silvery mountains: Merit in the ghettos

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  Gurram Seetaramulu Of late, PV Sindhu’s name has been at the forefront of discussions in social media and other platforms. When people all over the world were taken aback by her sporting capabilities, many Telugu people were busy ‘googling’ her caste, thus giving a glimpse of their culture, traditions and their ‘broad-mindedness’. Two years …

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Bojja Tharakam: The Dalit Leader

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  Prof. P. Kesava Kumar Bojja Tharakam (1939-2016), a Dalit leader of high eminence, passed away on 17th September 2016. He was a well-known Dalit leader with multiple facets to his personality. He left his mark on most of the democratic struggles of Telugu society in post independence India. He was a people’s leader, civil …

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Bojja Tharakam (1939-2016): ‘I think of myself as both an Ambedkarite and a Marxist’

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  We thank Prof K. Satyanarayana for sharing this note with Round Table India.  [Senior Advocate, Poet, Writer, Activist and Public intellectual Shri Bojja Tharakam (77) passed away last night (September 16th) around 10.45 pm in his flat in Ashok Nagar, Hyderabad. He has been under treatment for brain tumour for the last two years. …