The book that lays RSS bare
This is Anand Teltumbde’s foreword to Kanwal Bharti’s forthcoming book ‘RSS aur Bahujan Chintan’. This thought-provoking work, published by Forward Press, will be available for purchase online on Republic Day (26 January 2019)
Will Haryana’s deprived get their share in the giant ‘paratha’ of prosperity?
Using the famous giant parathas of Rohtak as a metaphor, Anil Kumar contends that only a united front of all the deprived, including the most backwards and Ati-Dalits, can fetch them their due share in the resources
Real concerns of people
Chintan Ke Jansarokar will contribute to cultural and literary discourse, says S.N. Verma
Dialectics of Bahujan politics and challenges to an integrated struggle
Two options are available to the OBCs. One, to join hands with the deprived Dalit-Tribals and become a co-partner in the intellectual and ideological battle for bringing about social justice and change in India. Two, to bow to the pressure from the Manuwadi-brahmanical community, follow in its footsteps and fulfil its political-economic agenda by patronizing status quoist and feudal values.
बहुजन राजनीति का द्वंद्व और एकीकृत संघर्ष की चुनौतियाँ
ओबीसी के सामने दो रास्ते हैं। पहला, समाज के वंचित दलित-आदिवासी समूहों के साथ बेहतर सामंजस्य व समता का माहौल तैयार करते हुए भारत में व्यवस्था परिवर्त्तन में भूमिका निभाना। दूसरा, सामाजिक-राजनीतिक द्वंद्व के बीच दवाब के कारण मनुवादी-ब्राह्मणवादी समाज का पिछलग्गू बन तात्कालीक राजनीतिक-आर्थिक हित साधना
Political objective of language
An insecure ruling class scuttled the plan of expanding Hindi – by borrowing and assimilating words from Marathi, Telugu, Gujarati, Punjabi, Bangla and Kashmiri – and making it more accessible
Writings born of experience
Dalits had found a voice of their own in Hindi literature as early as the 1920s
आत्मानुभव की कोख से उपजा लेखन
पुस्तक में लेखिका का एक प्रमुख तर्क यह है कि मुख्यधारा के हिंदी लेखकों की सामान्य धारणा के विपरीत, दलित साहित्य का उदय 1980 के दशक में दलितों की आत्मकथाओं और कथा साहित्य के प्रकाशन से बहुत पहले हो गया था। दलितों ने सन् 1920 के दशक में ही हिन्दी साहित्य में अपनी आवाज बुलंद करनी शुरू कर दी थी
An enlightening few hours
Noted intellectuals and politicians gathered in New Delhi to share their views on the future of Bahujan culture and politics
So that cows remain safe in the sheds
Experience gathered over generations has taught cattle-rearers when to sell off a cow or bull, and when they do so, they know very well that their animal would be taken straight to the slaughterhouse. This is their economic compulsion
Can the Janata Dal be resurrected?
The efforts to resurrect the Janata Dal seem to be more a desperate attempt of a bunch of frustrated leaders to maintain their stranglehold over their caste base than a genuine initiative to provide a viable alternative to the people
I joined politics to transform lives: Arya
Dalit icon Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar’s struggles were an inspiration to Arya and had a great impact on his life and personality