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Sanjeet Burman – from an athlete to the founder of the Bahujan Sahitya Sansthan

Sanjeet Burman, 34, was an accomplished taekwondo athlete, who represented Chhattisgarh in national tournaments. But an upper-caste coach came in the way of his progress. Sanjeet, however, was not one to give up. He decided to work for the annihilation of caste.

Once an accomplished taekwondo athlete, Sanjeet Burman is now the moving spirit behind events centred on Dalitbahujans in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh. He also sells books related to Dalitbahujans at such events. He has resigned his job as a government teacher to give his undivided attention to this work. Edited excerpts of his conversation with Nawal Kishore Kumar:

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