Topic: Jyotirao Phule
Almost all prominent social reformers and anti-caste leaders emerged in two geographical and administrative locations—Bombay and Madras presidencies—during British rule.
The credit of drawing parallels between racial and caste discrimination goes to Jotirao Phule who compared conditions of Blacks in the US and Dalits in India.
Upper caste woke Indians are perturbed by the murder of George Floyd in the US. But can we imagine them joining Dalits in the fight to end caste supremacy in India?
On his 192nd birth anniversary, ThePrint remembers Jyotirao Phule and how he fought for the rights of Dalits and emancipation of women.
From being India’s first woman teacher to leading barbers on strike against shaving widows’ heads, Savitribai Phule pushed India into modernity.
For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.
To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.
In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.
That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.