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ಡಾ.ಬಿ.ಆರ್ ಅಂಬೇಡ್ಕರ್: ಭಾರತದ ನೋಟುಗಳ ಮೇಲೆ ಯಾಕಿಲ್ಲ..?

ಡಾ.ಬಿ.ಆರ್ ಅಂಬೇಡ್ಕರ್: ಭಾರತದ ನೋಟುಗಳ ಮೇಲೆ ಯಾಕಿಲ್ಲ..?

  ದಿಲೀಪ್ ನರಸಯ್ಯ ಎಮ್ (Dileep Narasaiah)   ಇಡೀ ಪ್ರಪಂಚದಲ್ಲಿ ತಮ್ಮದೇ ವಿದ್ವತ್ತಿನಿಂದ ವಿಶಿಷ್ಟ ಚಾಪನ್ನು ಮೂಡಿಸಿ, ಶ್ರೇಷ್ಠ ಮಾನವತಾವಾದಿ ಹಾಗೂ ಅರ್ಥಶಾಸ್ತ್ರಜ್ಞರಾಗಿ ಗಮನ ಸೆಳೆದವರು ಡಾ.ಬಿ.ಆರ್.ಅಂಬೇಡ್ಕರ್. ಆದರೆ ಜಾತಿಯ ಮತ್ತು ಧರ್ಮದ ಸಂಕೋಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಸಿಲುಕಿ ಹಾಕಿಕೊಂಡು ದೂರ ನಿಲ್ಲಿಸಿದವರಲ್ಲಿ ಅವರನ್ನು ಬಿಟ್ಟರೆ ಬಹುಶಃ ಜಗತ್ತಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಮತ್ಯಾವ ವ್ಯಕ್ತಿಯನ್ನು ಕಾಣಲು ಸಾಧ್ಯವಿಲ್ಲ. ಯಾವತ್ತಿನಿಂದ ಅಸ್ಪೃಶ್ಯತೆ ಆಚರಣೆ ಮತ್ತು ಜಾತಿ ವ್ಯವಸ್ಥೆಯ ವಿರುದ್ಧ ಹೋರಾಟ ಪ್ರಾರಂಭಿಸಿದರೋ ಅಂದಿನಿಂದ ಇಂದಿನವರೆಗೂ ಅಂಬೇಡ್ಕರ್ ಅಸ್ಪೃಶ್ಯ ಅಥವಾ ದಲಿತ ನಾಯಕರೆಂದು ಗುರುತಿಸಲ್ಪಡುತ್ತಾರೆ. ಅಸ್ಪೃಶ್ಯ ಅಥವಾ ದಲಿತ ಹೋರಾಟಗಾರ ಎಂಬ ಇಮೇಜ್ಅನ್ನು ಅವರಿಗೆ ನೀಡಿ ಅವರಲ್ಲಿದ್ದ ಅತ್ಯದ್ಭುತ ವ್ಯಕ್ತಿತ್ವ ಮತ್ತು ಸಾಧನೆಗಳನ್ನು ಮನುವಾದಿಗಳು ಹಿತಾಸಕ್ತಿಗಳು ಸಂಪೂರ್ಣವಾಗಿ ಮರೆಮಾಚಲು ಶ್ರಮಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ...

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Remembering Guda Anjanna – The signature song of Telangana's Dalit Revolution

Remembering Guda Anjanna – The signature song of Telangana's Dalit Revolution

  Karthik Navayan  The first time I heard about Guda Anjanna (1 November 1955 - 21 June 2016), through my classmate and Anjanna’s nephew (brother’s son) Guda Rajendar, in 1989, when I was studying in 8th class. Anjanna belongs to Lingapur village of Dandepally Mandal in Adilabad District. At the time, I was studying in the Dandepally social welfare hostel, and Anjanna’s nephew Guda Rajendar was my classmate. Anjanna had two more well-educated...

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Sairat: New wave Marathi cinema

Sairat: New wave Marathi cinema

 Divyesh Murabiya Nagraj Manjule, the much celebrated Marathi film director of the latest blockbuster Sairat, has much more to his credit than just this film. He started off his career with Pitsulya, a short film which won him a national award. He debuted in Marathi film industry with Fandry, which was widely (and critically) acclaimed, and fetched him national and international awards for best director. His much awaited film Sairat was...

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Events and Activism

Renaming as Humiliation

Renaming as Humiliation Renaming as Humiliation
  Jadumani Mahanand
In JNU, many a times, an Ambedkarite cannot make out any difference between the Left, Right and Centre, which means one observes striking similarities among them. Because...
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Using Ambedkar against Dalits

Using Ambedkar against Dalits Using Ambedkar against Dalits
  Swapnil Dhanraj In 2014, Narendra Modi rode a massive campaign promising Acche Din for the people of our country. After suffering for 2 years from the witch-hunting of the minorities, murders...
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Hunger Strike by HCU Suspended Professors and Supporters

Hunger Strike by HCU Suspended Professors and Supporters Hunger Strike by HCU Suspended Professors and Supporters
  [Via Karthik Bittu Kondaiah] Day 4. Update: The suspension of Prof. K.Y.Ratnam and Dr. Tathagata has been revoked.   The teachers of the University of Hyderabad intensified their...
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Dalit Literatures in India

Dalit Literatures in India Dalit Literatures in India
    Joshil K. Abraham and Judith Misrahi-Barak, eds. Routledge India, US and UK; September 2015
350 pages, Kindle edition and Hardback ISBN 9781138891944
https://www.routledge.com/products/9781138891944 With...
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Reserved about Reservation

Reserved about Reservation Reserved about Reservation
  Periyar Bhim Vemula I had an interesting conversation on Facebook, triggered by a small LinkedIn post that I shared on the social media website. The article was related to how Tina Dabi, the first...
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Perspective

If You Can’t Help One Pulaya Woman, What of the Entire SC Community?
10 Jan 2016 02:17 - Chitralekha E If You Can’t Help One Pulaya Woman, What of the Entire SC Community?

Chitralekha E    To,   The Honourable Chief Minister of Kerala   Complaint submitted by Chitralekha, Kunjimangalam Village, Edat   Sir,   I am an auto driver belonging to a Scheduled caste community.  I and my family sat on strike (Raapakal samaram)&nbs [ ... ]

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Faridabad villagers’ grief turns into anger, CBI to probe Dalit killings
28 Oct 2015 00:59 - anuFaridabad villagers’ grief turns into anger, CBI to probe Dalit killings

Prabhu Razdan A member of the Dalit family whose house was set on fire in Faridabad’s Ballabgarh. (PTI) Grief boiled over into anger on Wednesday in a Haryana village where two Dalit children were burnt alive as irate villagers blocked the Delhi-Agra highway, forcing the government to agree to [ ... ]

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Rights

India upholds Caste System at the UN
06 Apr 2016 14:43 - Amar KhadeIndia upholds Caste System at the UN


Amar Khade [A compilation of news and commentary] Recently the Special Rapporteur on minority issues Rita Izsák, of United Nations Human Rights Council Published a report on minority issues. The report was presented and discussed in the UN Human Rights Council on 15th March 2016. The mandate of t [ ... ]

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Opinion

Gujarat withdraws books with ‘anti-Hindu’ Ambedkar remarks
14 Aug 2015 02:29 - kuffirGujarat withdraws books with ‘anti-Hindu’ Ambedkar remarks

  Kumar Anand, Parimal Dabhi Vadodara/Ahmedabad. The book was distributed in schools as part of Dr Ambedkar's 125th birth anniversary celebrations. The book, Rashtriya Mahapurush Bharat Ratna Dr B R Ambedkar, written in Gujarati by Dalit scholar P A Parmar, was selected by the state gover [ ... ]

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Heritage

Educate, Agitate, Organize

Mayawati on the Rohith Vemula issue
03 Mar 2016 10:26 - Karishma ChoudharyMayawati on the Rohith Vemula issue

  Statement released by the Bahujan Samaj Party at its Central OFfice In New Delhi on Monday, February 29, 2016. Translated from Hindi by Karishma Choudhary. Ms. Mayawati ji's Statement in the Rajya Sabha   • The single member Judicial Inquiry Commission -- which was co [ ... ]

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Dr. Ambedkar

From the pages of Bahishkrit Bharat
01 Oct 2015 14:10 - Dr. AmbedkarFrom the pages of Bahishkrit Bharat

  Bahishkrit Bharat (Untouchable India) The following is from an editorial (translated from Marathi) written by Babasaheb Ambedkar for one of the issues of the newspaper Bahishkrit Bharat published in 1927! This translation was first published in July 2010 by Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Research I [ ... ]

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Dalitbahujan Renaissance

'Slavery' by Mahatma Phule: Preface
11 Apr 2013 17:45 - Mahatma Phule'Slavery' by Mahatma Phule: Preface

'Slavery'  by  Mahatma Phule ~

Preface  by The Author Himself ~   "The day that reduces a man to slavery takes from him the half of his virtue,"
  - Homer. "Our system of Government in India is not calculated to raise the character of those subject to it, nor is  [ ... ]

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