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Introducing Sanghamitra, Business Incubator

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  Sundeep Pattem On the joyous occasion of Babasaheb’s 129th birthday, we are very excited to announce a new venture: Sanghamitra is a business incubator that aims to engage the creative energies of local communities in building socially conscious business practices and products. We are motivated to build local self-sufficiency via rooted knowledge, entrepreneurship, and …


The man who loved stories: Abhiyan Humane

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  Bijal Vachharajani  Every time someone visits our house, their eyes are riveted to two focus points – one a gigantic mural painted by friends on our living room wall, and the second, rows and rows of books. History and social justice, picture books, YA and middle grade books, comics and graphic novels, crime, politics, …


And understood the difference between ‘Elimination of Caste’ and ‘Annihilation of Caste’!


  Vanshree Vankar Pandurangji Gosavi, my grandfather, is a freedom fighter. 95 years old, he was born in 1924. He has spent his whole life in Sewagram. Sewagram is the same place where Gandhi stayed from 1936 to 1948 and this is the same place where his magnificent ashram is. It won’t be an exaggeration …


The Story of Caste and Indian Campuses

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  Anoop Kumar His speech at the talk organised by the Ambedkarite Students’ Association at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, held on 22nd December, 2014. The speech has been transcribed by Valliammal Karunakaran. My name is Anoop and I have been working on the issue of Dalit students in Indian campuses for almost …