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Ram Awadhesh Singh: ‘Reservation is our natural right’
‘Why is Jayaprakash Narayan silent? Reservations are being opposed in his name and economic status is being suggested as the basis for giving reservations. Why is he silent when the movement demanding reservations on the...
Social justice and Jayaprakash Narayan’s socialism
Jayaprakash Narayan believed that socialization of the means of production was the fountainhead of socialism and that it could be used to wipe out ills like unequal distribution of wealth and exploitation. This premise can...
The Dalit Panther – which, 50 years ago, tamed the raging tempest of feudalism
Authors normally use their pen to express their sensitivity. But these Dalit authors not only prepared a fertile ideological ground for the movement but also took part in it themselves, writes Dwarka Bharti
The musicals of ‘Inderman ka Akhada’ and Srikrishna Pehelwan
Natharam has more than 200 musicals to his name. However, most of them were actually written by Ustad Inderman, Chiranjilal and Roopram. By 1920, all three had died. That was why all the musicals that...
Dr Ambedkar and women’s discourse today
Dr Ambedkar had a very clear perspective on gender discourse. What was it? How did he see caste?...
Jotirao Phule fought Brahmanism on the ground all his life
It is difficult to think of another person who fought so hard and so consistently against Brahmanism for...
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