Make Dalit pain, struggle, exclusion part of education and public discourse: Vimal Thorat

Make Dalit pain, struggle, exclusion part of education and public discourse: Vimal Thorat

In this exclusive interview with Teesta Setalvad, Vimal Thorat speaks of her decades-long struggle to ensure that Dalit literature from seven Indian languages is made available to postgraduate students at the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). Prof. Thorat is Convenor of the National Campaign for Dalit Human Rights (NCDHR) and former Professor of Hindi…