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Bahujan Culture

Kanwal Bharti: My journey as a translator
There is little doubt that the corpus of Indian scholars's work on the history of Indian society, culture and castes is not even a tenth of the corpus by scholars from abroad. Most of the...
‘From Kabir and Raidas, love for mankind came to us in poetic form’
Gail Omvedt went from village to village for her research. The information she collected had wide ramifications and concerned a large number of people. The conclusions she arrived at were closer to the truth. Gail...
‘Nirmal Pathak Ki Ghar Wapsi’: Yet another story of upper-caste charity
In films and TV serials, why are upper-caste characters needed to bring about consciousness in Dalits? When the Dalits have Ambedkar, why do they need to become Gandhi’s Harijan? asks Neeraj Bunkar
How the Tricolour can inspire us, the Bahujan, to fight for freedom in its truest sense
Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd writes about imagining the nation and the flag not in terms of who were or...
Divorced from social realities, Bollywood films are losing the plot
South Indian films entertain but they also overtly reference local, social issues. However, Bollywood films are unable to...
‘Nirmal Pathak Ki Ghar Wapsi’: Yet another story of upper-caste charity
In films and TV serials, why are upper-caste characters needed to bring about consciousness in Dalits? When the...
Divorced from social realities, Bollywood films are losing the plot
South Indian films entertain but they also overtly reference local, social issues. However, Bollywood films are unable to...
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