When Muslims Are Killed For Eating Beef, Let Us Remember What Food Means In Our Culture

When Muslims Are Killed For Eating Beef, Let Us Remember What Food Means In Our Culture

At a time when poeple are killed over their choice of food, the atrocities committed by gau rakshaks can be understood when it is seen from the significance that food has in our shared cultures. Our diverse food habits that encompasses strictly vegetarian recipes to various kinds of meat, comprise 'Indian Cuisine'. So says Sohail Hashmi in this talk. "If a culture…

Dalits and the Holy Cow

Dalits and the Holy Cow

Ahmedabad, July 27 / NDTV An atrocity took place on 11 July 2016. In Una Block of Gir Somnath district, dominant caste youth attacked four dalits. The incident took place between the villages of Mota Samadhiyala and Bediya. The four dalits – Vasharambhai Balubhai Sarvaiya and his brother Rameshbhai Bhalubhai Sarvaiya as well as their…

Dalit Asmita Yatra | A Photo Essay

Dalit Asmita Yatra | A Photo Essay

Dalit Camera On Day 7, Gadhada to Dhasa to Damnagar to SavarKundla. You might not have joined the ‪#‎DalitAsmitaYatra‬ yet but this photo essay on the Yatra's progress will take you through the massiveness of this movement led by the Una Dalit Atyachar Ladat Samiti. #ChaloUna! Jai Bhim! Meeting at Dhasa, Shankarpura "Modi, when you…

गुजरात में दलित विद्रोह – स्वागत, इस सामाजिक क्रांति का…

गुजरात में दलित विद्रोह – स्वागत, इस सामाजिक क्रांति का…

अरविंद शेष  image via catchnews गुजरात में दलितों का विद्रोह खास क्यों है? यह इसलिए कि जिस गाय के सहारे आरएसएस-भाजपा अपनी असली राजनीति को खाद-पानी दे रहे थे, वही गाय पहली बार उसके गले की फांस बनी है। बल्कि कहा जा सकता है कि गाय की राजनीति के सहारे आरएसएस-भाजपा ने हिंदू-ध्रुवीकरण का जो…