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২৫ ডিসেম্বর “মনুস্মৃতি দহন দিন”: ব্রাহ্মণ্যবাদ বিরোধী লড়াইয়ের মাইলফলক

২৫ ডিসেম্বর “মনুস্মৃতি দহন দিন”। ১৯২৭ সালে এই দিন ডঃ আম্বেদকারের নেতৃত্বে মনুস্মৃতি পুড়িয়ে ডাক দেওয়া হয় চতুর্বর্ণ ব্যবস্থাকে নির্মূল করার। এত বছর বাদে আজও এই দেশে জাতিবিরোধী আন্দোলন অসম্পূর্ণ, এবং বহুক্ষেত্রে তথাকথিত নিম্নবর্ণ সমাজের উপর বর্তমান সময়ের ব্রাহ্মন্যবাদী শাসকশ্রেণীর সঙ্ঘবদ্ধ আক্রমণ নতুন আকার ও বিদ্বেষের মাত্রা নিয়ে হাজির। আজকের রাজনৈতিক প্রাসঙ্গিকতার প্রেক্ষিতে ডঃ কে […]


Lakhs of People gather to remember BR Ambedkar at Mumbai, blacked out by Media

6th December for Indian mainstream media means one whole day of baying for blood on the question of Ram Temple, “special coverage” and “breaking news” of VHP-RSS-Shiv Sena’s calls for justice for Hindus in this country, and so on. What the media completely blacked out however is one of the country’s biggest single annual gatherings […]


Erasure of Beef from the Indian Menu

Notions of purity, pollution and caste have always been embodied in food practices of Hindu society. Recent attacks on religious minorities and marginalized castes in the name of cow-vigilantism is only the newest form of historical State control over a fractured society through the politics of food and animal slaughter. The current regime’s active role […]


Revolutionary Lokshahir Shantanu Kamble: A red star in the blue sky

Shantanu Kamble is one of the most powerful yet one of the least discussed shahirs of our times. His songs are about the Dalit lives and Dalit struggles, the history of discrimination and exploitation and the call for resistance. In these times when anti-caste political workers are being hounded by the State, when poets and […]


Bhim Army Pathshalas : Challenging RSS’s Hegemony over Primary Education

Yesterday, 19th August, several thousands marched in Delhi at the call of Bhim Army, demanding #releaseChandrashekharAzadRavan and all dalit activists, #ArrestShambhajiBhide & other accused of Elgar Parishad violence, #releaseGadling & 4 other activists in jail under false cases, #dropFalsecases on 2 April Bharat Bandh protestors, and adequate compensation to all affected of Police and dominant caste […]


“We have attacked the breeding ground of Sangh’s politics”: Bhim Army National Convener Vinay Ratan Singh

The Allahabad High Court recently extended the incarceration of Bhim Army leader Chandrashekhar Ravan under NSA, by 3 months. Ravan will be held in jail now for at least till 2nd November. Chandrasekhar was arrested by the Yogi Government on charges of ‘rioting’ in the context of the violence that broke out in Saharanpur in UP […]