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What constitutes ‘unsatisfactory’? — Presidency University and Continuing Villainization of the marginalised.

“They do not have merit”: shrill voices chant, as if merit is something other than the cumulative effect of cultural capital (a function of class and caste position), nurturing and literate home environment (that has historically been held solely by the upper castes in this country), coaching classes and access to premier institutions such as Presidency (one that was barred to the marginalised till the introduction of reservations).
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Private vested interests rear their heads

B. R. Bhaskar Prasad on Chalo Udupi – “Food: My Choice, Land: My Right !” – Part 2

It is 24th September today, it is one of the black days in the history of Dalits, 24-Sep 1932 was when Dalits under the leadership of Dr. Ambedkar, were denied of separate electorate, Poona Pact (dual voting system). If Dalits were allotted separate electorate, things would have been different for Dalits.
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S. V. Rajadurai on Rebranding Ambedkar, Reinterpreting India – Understanding the RSS Agenda – Part 1 – 2