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Combatting caste discrimination - The Dalit Panthers Movement
The Dalit Panthers of India were formed in 1972 in Bombay (now renamed Mumbai) to address the societal and genocidal caste-based violence against the 'Untouchables' in post-colonial India. Although short-lived as one of the most defiant mass-based movements led by young Dalit Ambedkarite men (followers of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar) who drew their inspiration and name after the revolutionary Black Panther Party of the USA. The Dalit Panthers never got disbanded and the revolutionary spirit of anti-caste resistance continues to live and inspire generations within India and across the world. The Dalit Panthers have left a lasting impact on the Indian socio-political and literary landscape. On the eve of the golden jubilee celebrations of the Dalit Panthers this webinar brings J.V. Pawar- a founding member of the Dalit Panthers in conversation with academicians to revisit the history and addresses the nature of changing caste-based oppression and Dalit politics in contemporary India.
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