On his death anniversary, a young Bahujan woman from Jharkhand writes about the tribal freedom fighter whose contributions have been sidelined and distorted by oppressor-caste authors and media.
Forcing the marginalised to laugh at traumatising gibberish masquerading as 'comedy' is violence. Gaslighting the oppressed to accept their ridicule as humour is abuse.
Today, Ambedkar's words echo as a reminder of how immoral reporting not only creates an uninformed society but also a misinformed one.
A revolutionary intellectual, a complete leader and a compassionate reformer, Ambedkar's achievements are beyond measure, his impact unfathomable.
Born on April 11, 1827, Phule is remembered for his revolutionary critical reasoning, fearless resistance against societal evils and everlasting concern for the marginalised.
Dutt's book is humane in its assertion, extensive in its research and brilliant in its articulation.
Savitribai Phule's poetry is progressive, assertive and at the same time, questioning, and playful.