Significance of myths in Phuleism and Ambedkarism

Our myths empower us. It was Phule who noted the importance of Bahujan myths for the first time – in his treatise ‘Gulamgiri’. Later, Ambedkar wrote at length on the subject. Myths have assumed greater significance in the second decade of the 21st century, writes Kanwal Bharti

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