He was beaten up severely and this brutal incident was made worse when a selfie was taken of the same and shared on social media platforms.
Now, it’s Rahul Sonpimple , research student of JNU and BAPSA leader being the target of the casteist ABVP members of JNU. After being abusing him about his caste identity in front of the security personnel, they are circulating the video of how the offended Rahul is speaking up for his self-respect
The students’ union of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai on Wednesday called for a strike across all campuses of the institute to protest against the authorities’ decision to charge tuition fee, dining hall and hostel fee from Dalit , Adivasi, OBC and minority students.
Now, it has been 15 years since this tragic incident occurred and still the Adivasi communities of Kerala are being denied of basic rights such as land, education, and health. The progressive society of Kerala has conveniently forgotten the struggle lead by the Adivasi communities to secure their basic rights and the progressive Government has turned a deaf ear to the existential issues faced by the Adivasis.
“It has always been my belief that I, too, will die by violence. I have done all that I can to be prepared.” [
Around 50 academics and activists released a statement condemning the police and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh-sponsored violence against Dalits in Vadayampady in Kerala.
The hooligans’ group were shouting Jai Shriram and Jai Krishna instead of listening to our request to leave the compartment. when Il tried to pull the chain, someone from them pulled my legs. I felt that they will attack me if I do something against them. I called-up railway security customer care number for more than 3 times, but nobody was there to help. Can you help me to take this incident to authority so nobody else has to go through what I experienced?
This film therefore while touching upon intricate contours of caste and patriarchy; while it shows how any violence is justified while chanting ‘Bharat Mata ki Jay;’it shies away from looking at violence against Muslims and Islamophobia in the eye.
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Samunnathi is an NGO (under incorporation) that works for the cause of urban poverty and homelessness in Delhi. The organization proposes to initiate a project to address the issue of poverty among the urban homeless.