The cow as a tool of politics against Dalits

 

Gurinder Azad

Dalits of Gujarat have set an example by replying in their own assertive way to the brutality done on four dalit youth who were carrying a dead cow. They have denounced their 'traditional' occupation as a revolt against the Brahminical system. A march has been organised from Ahmedabad to Una where the shameful incident happened. However, this whole episode carries other aspects which also need to be understood from a Dalit-Bahujan location.

In the Ambedkar Age series of interviews and documentaries on current issues, Gurinder Azad interviews Mr. Arvind Shesh and Mr. Rajnish Kumar for Round Table India. Both are journalists and social thinkers. They analyse the whole issue from various dimensions.

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