Huchangi Prasad: “The one who is in pain knows the pain”
April 14, 2019
Writer, activist and poet, Huchangi Prasad, talks about his life and struggles as the son of a devadasi, the condition of devadasis in Karnataka, and his poetry which is rooted in that context. The devadasi system is the product of an unequal society like ours, with its age-old caste hierarchy and oppression. Prasad talk about the need for progressive movements of the poor and marginalised which can challenge and abolish such oppressive institutions.
On Babasaheb Ambedkar's birth anniversary, let us listen to this young follower of his.
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