Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Topic: Sukhadeo Thorat

“There is hardly any section in history that remained backwards for so long. But in India…”: Sukhadeo Thorat

The tall Dalit academic who was awarded the Padmashree, India's fourth highest civilian award, talks to Afsal Rahman CA, a Kerala-based journalist about reservation, caste, and the recent Supreme Court of India's verdict on the economic reservation.

Findings of Thorat Committee ‘were not taken seriously’: Sukhadeo Thorat while remembering Payal Tadvi

Two and half years before, in May 2019, Payal Tadvi, the first gynaecologist and first female student of Doctor of Medicine (MD) from Tadvi Bhil, a tribal Muslim community, took her life due to castist harassment from her senior colleagues who belong to upper caste communities.