Equality sometimes means that that those who have been traditionally powerful should share their power. They should support people who have never enjoyed power to become leaders. Those who have never faced discrimination should not talk about discrimination. instead they should empower discriminated people like Dalits, Muslims, Adivasis and Women to speak for themselves.
In this video, prominent Ambedkarites, Dalit & Adivasi activists and participants of various land struggles talk about the land issue and the need for a bigger,united land struggle during the Convention on Land, Shelter, Power, Equal Justice that took place in Thrissur in Oct 2016.
Organised political movements have not yet agreed to address and rewrite the Kerala Model Development plan or find solutions for the contemporary problems that Kerala faces. It is in this context that a new democratic movement is initiated to secure the rights to resources for the marginalised sections of Kerala.
“Chalo Thiruvananthapuram” movement heralds from the protest fronts of Chengara with the mission to ensure equal justice for the marginalised in the domains of land ownership, housing facilities, employment and rights to resources.