“BSP is the only alternative at the moment to defeat the forces of Hindutva in Uttar Pradesh”

“BSP is the only alternative at the moment to defeat the forces of Hindutva in Uttar Pradesh”

Bhanwar Meghwanshi is an incisive and forthright contemporary voice of the progressive Dalit movement in Rajasthan.  He has untiringly participated in campaigns and movements across the country, creating awareness on communalism, casteism, gender violence, globalisation, displacement and so on. Born on February 25, 1975 in village Siridiyas in Bhilwara district into a Dalit weaver family,…

Project Heartland 2: Meet the Men Who Started the Una Movement

Project Heartland 2: Meet the Men Who Started the Una Movement

Project Heartland captures the struggles of people from marginalised communities, mainly Dalits in Gujarat. It shows the courage and determination of Dalit women and men to assert their rights despite all odds. Project Heartland wants these brave people to be known, recognised, and be seen as an inspiration to others. This YouTube mini series brings out different stories from the…

Project Heartland: Meet the Men Who Started the Una Movement

Project Heartland: Meet the Men Who Started the Una Movement

Project Heartland captures the struggles of people from marginalised communities, mainly Dalits in Gujarat. It shows the courage and determination of Dalit women and men to assert their rights despite all odds. Project Heartland wants these brave people to be known, recognised, and be seen as an inspiration to others. This YouTube mini series brings out different stories from the…

Untold Story of Hindukaran (Proselytisation) of ADIVASI (TRIBAL) in DANG: A Report

Untold Story of Hindukaran (Proselytisation) of ADIVASI (TRIBAL) in DANG: A Report

Citizen’s Inquiry Committee: Digant Oza Harsh Mander Irfan Engineer Lakshmanbhai Rathore Prasad Chacko Ram Puniyani Rohit Prajapati Shabnam Hashmi Suresh Khairnar Uttambhai Parmar Contents Executive Summary Introduction Political Economy of Dangs The Sangh and anti-Christian mobilisation Shabri, the Kumbh and the pseudo-mythology of Dangs Voices from the Dangs: Testimonies The open Sangh-State Nexus Conclusion Annexures…

We Have No Orders to Save You

We Have No Orders to Save You

State Participation and Complicity in Communal Violence in Gujarat  © Jogen Chowdhury In February 2002, Gujarat witnessed the worst incident of communal violence in at least a decade, a majority of whose victims were Muslims. While Indian government officials at the time estimated the loss of over 850 people, unofficial estimates pegged the toll at about…

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…