Dr. B.R.Ambedkar

By Nishikant Waghmare, 16 February, 2007, Countercurrents.org The most influential Indian“Noble is your aim and sublime and glorious is your mission. Blessed are those who are awakened to their duty to those among whom they…

Hindutva Strategies And Dalit Movement

By Ram Puniyani, 04 December, 2006, Countercurrents.orgBook Review(Book Reviewed: Ambedkar, Ayodhya aur Dalit Andolan by Vidya Bhushan Rawat (Hindi), Danish Books, Delhi, p. 147, Rs 100)The mobilization of dalits and Adivasis in large numbers by…

Why Are Maharashtra's Dalits So Angry?

By Kalpana Sharma02 December, 2006, The Hindu Why did Maharashtra burst into flames on Thursday following Dalit protests, almost without warning? To those who have not been monitoring what is happening among Dalits, and more…

I am a Dalit, How are you?

160 million people in India are born outside the four castes of the Hindu  Caste (Varna) system - the oldest surviving social hierarchy of the world. They are called the "untouchables" or Dalits.They themselves have…