meets Sudha Varghese, who has lived with a community of Musahars for three decades, helping women stand up against caste and gender atrocities This is a very long story with many branches and sub-stories, all of which seem essential to tell. I want ... Livemint.com, 1 month ago
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At the age of 16, Varghese moved to a convent to work with the poor. "I have lived a thousand lives and died and a hundred deaths in these 50 years that I chose to spend in Bihar," Padma Shri winner Sudha Varghese once told DNA in an interview.Huffington Post India, 5 days ago
Dalits constitute 20.7 per cent of UP's population and their vote is intensely sought after group by political parties each with its own strategy. The BJP has deployed borrowed weapons like Ram Das Athawale, Ram Vilas Paswan and Udit Raj and ...New Indian Express, 1 week ago
The Dhurmus Suntali Foundation on Monday laid a foundation stone for its third model earthquake-resistant settlement for a Musahar community in Mahottari district. Senior comedian duo Hari Bansha Acharya and Madan Krishna Shrestha and Coordinator of the Save ...Himalayan times, 1 week ago
Petitions by caste associations for special treatment are not a new phenomenon. In July last year, the Patels of Gujarat launched their movement for quotas in educational institutions and public employment. Over the months that followed, ...India Today, 1 week ago
In a benevolent gesture, many people and organisations from Mahottari have rolled up their sleeves to help artist couple Sitaram Kattel and Kunjana Ghimire to build houses for the people of the marginalised Musahar community in the district. They ...Kathmandu Post, 2 weeks ago
Kunti Devi is a mother of eight. Her brood includes three girls. Her daily drill begins at 4 a.m. and seldom varies: Get up, wash utensils, clean the house, cook food and prepare her daughters for school. Her eldest daughter is in Class IX, the ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
Non-Jatav Dalits in UP do not find political representation because of their limited role in swaying state and national elections. The media and political analysts discuss the possibility of the success or failure of any political party on the basis ...Indian Express, 1 month ago
Locals of Patayani crossing the Rapti River after collecting firewood from the Chitwan National Park on Friday, January 1, 2016. Photo: RSS Chitwan, November 30 Chitwan National Park has launched an awareness programme aimed at reducing ...Himalayan Times, 1 month ago
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