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Rashtrapita Jyotiba Phule

Rashtrapita Jyotiba Phule

Born: 11 April, 1827, Passed Away: 28 November, 1890 Contributions Jyotiba Phule was one of the prominent social reformers of the nineteenth century India. He led the movement against the prevailing caste-restrictions in India. He revolted against the domination of the Brahmins and for the rights of peasants and other low-caste fellow. Jyotiba Phule...
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Revolutionary sayings of Periyar

Revolutionary sayings of Periyar

Self Respect We are fit to think of `Self-Respect’ only when the notion of superior and inferior caste is banished from our land. He who does not care for dignity, is no better than to a prostitute, however highly educated he is. His education will only endanger those that care for dignity. The aim...
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Lest we forget –11 March 1811: Shri Hari Chand Thakur birth anniversary- Collection by Dr. Pravin H Khobragade

Shri Hari Chand Thakur was born in NamaSudra Community in Bengal on 11th March 1811 in Orakandi of kashiani upazila in gopalganj (Greater faridpur). Harichand received little formal education. After completing his initial schooling in a pathshala, he attended school for only a few months. He then started spending his time with shepherds and...
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Social Revolutioner – Ravidass

Social Revolutioner – Ravidass

Ravidas created the social revolution by reviving sama samaja. For the first time ever, marginalized people marched through the streets with their head held high in upper-caste areas. For the first time, these marginalized people sang devotional songs that created the cultural revolution. Unlike Kabir, he did not stop with mere ideological awakening. Instead...
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Salute To Women Liberator – Savitribai Phule

Salute To Women Liberator – Savitribai Phule

Savitribai was the first female teacher of the first women’s school in India and also considered as the pioneer of modern Marathi poetry. In 1852 she opened a school for Untouchable girls. Savitribai Phule (1831-1897), is one of the supreme name who fought against the totalitarianism of caste and other social evils in India....
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