Posts Tagged caste

The Dalits & the Neo-Dalits

The word Dalit means the oppressed. It is employed as a sociological terms to refer to the last segment of society in stratification. Some societies have class, others caste to address these segments. In India it referred to the fourth “varna” or segment engaged on all kinds of menial work or labour intensive activities. They […]

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Treading The Path Of Justice & Righteousness

Insaaf ki dagar pe, bachcho dikhao chalke. Aur hum chale. Chalte chalte yehan tak aa pahunche hai! ( Two lines from an inspiring Hindi film song, which has been played for long  on the occasions  of  the Independence Day, August 15 and Republic Day January 26. An inspiring song exhorting children to tread the path […]

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