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There have been constant attempts to destabilise campuses in India. Take the suicides of Rohith Vemula, Payal Thadvi, Fathima Latheef or BHU protest for instance.
Students insist the spectre of caste discrimination hasn't gone away, and that redressal mechanisms exist only in name. But university says all is well.
In 2016, opposition leaders claimed Rohith Vemula's death symbolised BJP’s discrimination of Dalits.
While angry young men of the 1970s ranted about opportunities that eluded them, youth in the 2000s were aware that society and politics needed an overhaul.
Piyush Goyal’s sudden sympathy for Rohith Vemula’s mother, often discredited by his party colleagues, betrays nervousness.
After my brother Rohith Vemula’s death, my career choice changed. From being a geologist, I have now turned to law. It is to know one’s rights.
The right wing has perfected their playbook of oppression both on-ground and online. Koregaon shows that Dalits have caught on.
If the government can provide police protection for occasions like the Amarnath Yatra, why was it unable to provide security for Dalits at Bhima Koregaon event.