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Remembering Jhalkari Bai, Dalit Hero of 1857 War against British

upendra sonpimple

  Upendra Sonpimple The war of 1857 was a rebellion against British colonial rule. The peculiarity of this confrontation consisted of the coming together of all sections of society, with the objective of freedom from the East India Company and their exploitation of the country. The event has left a deep imprint in the history …

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

upendra sonpimple

  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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Ambedkar’s long neglected philosophy of education

amritha upendra

  Upendra Sonpimple and Amritha Mohankumar Amplifying ignored voices through education: Drawing lines with Ambedkar Abstract  Education deals with philosophy- from its pedagogy to its impact on individuals and members of society. While individuals and communities carry their identities, in social and educational spheres the pedagogy of oppression also had its roots in education, where …