• “From Shadows to the Stars”: A Tribute to Rohith Vemula

    ICF Team

    January 17, 2020

    Rohith Vemula, a young Dalit scholar at the Hyderabad Central University committed suicide on January 17, 2016. His death shook the conscience of the entire nation and led to massive protests, setting off a chain of events that continue to be relevant for the Dalit movement in the country even today.

    On his fourth death anniversary, the Indian Cultural Forum looks back at the discrimination faced by Rohith Vemula and the events that followed his death.


    Read more:
    In Memory of Rohith Vemula (1989-2016)
    Tributes Paid to Rohith Vemula on His Second Death Anniversary
    Translating Rohith Vemula’s Poetry

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