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Jhalkaribai’s name has been written in gold

She proved herself the greatest through her feats even though she was born into a community that bore the curse of the Manusmriti. The Savarnas found her courage and bravery a little too much to swallow but she didn't dither

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Mohandas Nemishrai

Mohandas Nemishrai, the editor of the well-know Dalit magazine Bayan, is counted among top Dalit litterateurs. Besides poems, short stories and novels, he has written many books on literary criticism.

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