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We now have a teacher!

And so it is over a month since mine and Rachel’s arrival back in the UK, so through email and Skype conversation with Boopalan the Pastor of the community I am very happy to deliver a few very progressive updates! 387 more words

Orphanage

Diary Day 6

It is 35 degree heat outside of the taxi we are travelling, and it has been a few busy days. And so I blame the excessive rambling which needed to be edited out on this. 110 more words

Orphanage

one eyed by meena kandasamy

the pot sees just another noisy child

the glass sees an eager and clumsy hand

the water sees a parched throat slaking thirst

but the teacher sees a girl breaking the rule… 68 more words

Poetry

Capitalism Undermining Indian Caste System

From Cato, an article about how the 1991 economic reforms are undermining the caste system in India (as a welcome side effect):

During the socialist days of India’s command economy, the lucky few with industrial licenses ran virtual monopolies and placed orders for supplies and logistics entirely with members of their own caste.

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Compassion

14-yr-old #Dalit girl abducted and #gang #raped

20 July 2015 Bareilly

A 14-year-old Dalit girl was abducted and gang-raped in Nurpur village, Badaun district. A case was lodged by police against three men. 32 more words

Life of a Brahmin- Tail of Wretchedness

Those who think why reservation should not be extended to brahmins, fail to see the “reason” as apparent here:

  • Reservations of dalits have caused brahmins to perpetually clean toilets,
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Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s Vision of Dalit Emancipation through Social Justice

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By Muhammad Ashraf

“Turn in any direction you like, caste is the monster that crosses your path. 3,454 more words

India