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1st January, 1818: ‘The Battle Of Bhima Koregaon’

1st January, 1818: ‘The Battle Of Bhima Koregaon’

History of India is nothing but the fight/struggle between untouchables and so called upper castes. Historians those are ought to be rationalist, have always misled masses and never showed the true face of Indian History. Hence, this battle has also been lost into history and no reference is found in any history book. January...
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ONAM and Mulnivasi King Bali

ONAM and Mulnivasi King Bali

Onam – Celebratation of the defeat of the struggles of Mulnivasis of our country or celebration of festival. In Maharashtra “Bali Raja” is looked on as a “peasant king” and there is a common saying, ida pida javo, Balica rajya yevo — “let sorrow and exploitation go and the kingdom of Bali come”; Our...
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In 21st Century Dalit woman leader not allowed to lead.

An atrocity such as this continues unstopped, only in Tamilnadu. This atrocity is yet another example for how caste inequalities run strong and deep in the state’s soil, like the roots of the Banyan. On Wednesday, the Kayaththar panchayat (near Kovilpatti) committee meeting took place in the panchayat committee office. The announcements for the...
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Justice for Adivasi school teacher Soni Sori

Police atrocities against innocent dalits and adhivasi’s are a common thing in India. It’s time we the civilized and educated citizens of India unite together to condemn such inhuman acts of Indian police. Soni Sori, a 35-year-old Adivasi school teacher in Chhattisgarh, has been languishing in Raipur Jail since October 2011, she has written...
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Yet another tale of social ostracism

In most cases, the upward mobility and economic independence of Oppressed castes have resulted in furthering oppression against them by caste Hindus and dominant castes. One such case is the social ostracism of Dalits of Thummakundu in Usilampatti in Madurai district. Thummakundu has a predominant population of Piramalai Kallars and almost all nearby villages...
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Whipping up ‘critical pedagogy’: Uncritical defense of NCERT’s violence

Whipping up ‘critical pedagogy’: Uncritical defense of NCERT’s violence

Universally, the imagery of a whip evokes the reality of violence throughout human history. The whip is inseparable from violence against slaves, dalits, women, animals and children. Almost all histories of protest against injustice, be it feminism, anti-slavery, anti-caste or anti-apartheid movements have protested and continue to protest the symbolic violence in imagery that...
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Who slowed the Constitution Assembly?

THE ALLEGED insult of Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar in the cartoon in Class XI textbooks led to the human resource minister withdrawing the book and appointing a committee to review all books. Why was the Constitution-making process slow? Is it because Ambedkar wanted it to be slow? Not in the least. It was slow...
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Controversy over Dr.B.R.Ambedkar’s Cartoon

A cartoon depicting Dr. BR Ambedkar sitting on a snail labelled ‘Constitution,’ with a whip in his hand and behind him Jawaharlal Nehru also holding a whip, was used in a Class XI textbook of National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT). The text alongside criticizes Dr. Ambedkar and suggests he went slow...
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BUDGET and MULNIVASI BAHUJAN SAMAJ

BUDGET and MULNIVASI BAHUJAN SAMAJ

The Union Budget of India, referred to as an annual Financial Statement in Article 112 of the Constitution of India is an annual budget of the Republic of India, which is presented each year by the Finance Minister of India in the Parliament. The Union budget has to be passed by the House before...
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Holi – A Festival To Commomorate Bahujan Burning- Dr. K. Jamanadas,

Holi – A Festival To Commomorate Bahujan Burning- Dr. K. Jamanadas,

Holi – What is it and how did it originate? It is well known that Holi forms one of the important festivals among the Hindus. It is supposed to be festival of Shudras, and is one of the three most important ones in India , the others being Dasera and Diwali. The Dasera is...
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