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One in four Indians admit to practicing untouchability: Survey

Indians belonging to virtually every religion and caste group, including Muslims, Christians, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, admit to practicing untouchability, shows the India Human Development Survey (IHDS- 2). The survey was conducted by National ... Jagran Post, 2 months ago
Mumbai Mirror

Grist for the mills

By Bhavya Dore At around 7 pm on a Friday evening, men and women began to gather outside BDD Chawl in Worli. Vaishali Girkar, a bespectacled 60-year old woman in a pink sari was getting ready to address them. Girkar had just returned from the ...
 Mumbai Mirror2 weeks ago
Indian Express

How artists and individuals creatively resisted Emergency

Anant Patwardhan's film Prisoners of Conscience on political prisoners of the Emergency The dawn of the Seventies. The promise of Independence, and the hope of a socialist, welfare state, stood discredited. A young nation was confronting its ...
 Indian Express3 weeks ago

Class act

Mumbai's ruthless complexity and lure of social media make a heady mix for a new breed of Dalit poets. It goes like this. We don't want war/we don't want bar... shall I sing it, instead?" Kabeer Shakya, 29, wonders. Our nod is his cue to break ...
 Mumbai Mirror1 month ago
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SHAME: 1 in 4 Indians still practice untouchability

Children sitting inside cement water pipes play on the Marina beach in Chennai. Photograph: Babu/Reuters Sixty-five years after untouchability was abolished, one in four Indians admit to practising it in some form in their homes-- a shocking fact revealed by a pan-India survey that was flagged at a seminar of Dalit intellectuals, writers and academicians in New Delhi. Indians belonging to virtually every religion and caste group, including Muslims, Christians, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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