Tag: Ambedkar

Maharashtra ‘drops’ Shivaji, Shahu, Phule, Ambedkar from 2019 calendar

Mumbai, In an embarrassing bloomer, the Maharashtra government has dropped the mention of anniversaries of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, democrat reformist Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj, social reformer Mahatma Jyotiba Phule and B.R. Ambedkar from the 2019 calendar. The calendar, distributed to all departments in Mantralaya and all government offices and organisations across[Read More…]

Dalits are replying to attacks, says Minister

Dalits are replying to attacks, says Minister

Union Minister of State Ramdas Athawale on Thursday said Dalits were replying to attacks on them. “You attack, we reply. You attack, we reply,” Athawale, the Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, said at a seminar at Osmania University here. He was referring to the recent attack on[Read More…]

India's Moment of Slaughter

India’s Moment of Slaughter

What is happening in the country today is one question that goes back to the creation of a strong, Hindu Rashtra post the 1947 moment of violence that erupted on the border of India and Pakistan. Evidently, the “pain and struggle” for carving a monolithic Brahmanical, pure entity out of[Read More…]

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