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Durga Puja Marks A Period Of Sorrow For Kherwal Santhals – A Conversation with Ajit Prasad Hembram

As we continue to be more and more stifled by a rigid monolithic discourse of Hindutva forcibly imposed on us by the RSS/BJP combine, a sort of counter narrative challenging the brahminical hegemony is also emerging from within sections of dalits and adivasi people. The commemoration of Durga Puja as Mahishasura Martyr Diwas by the […]


दुश्मन देश का हिस्सा है बस्तर का गोमपाड़, नलकाटोंग? A report on the Sukma ‘encounter’

On August 6th 2018, news reports indicated that 15 ‘Naxals’ had been gunned down by the Chhattisgarh police in Sukma district. This encounter happened near Nalkatong village in the Konta Block of South Sukma. A day after all these claims, hundreds of women adivasis in Bastar protested against this police action, calling it a ‘fake […]