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Elusive Justice to Dalits in the ‘Land of Social Justice’

The recent inhuman incident of mixing human faeces in the overhead tank supplying water to Dalit colony in Vengaivayal village in Pudukkottai district of Tamil Nadu reflects the perpetuating violence against the Dalits. Locating this brutal violence within the larger framework of violence against Dalits in Tamil Nadu, the lackadaisical attitude of Dravidian parties when dealing with the issues related to Dalits is brought to the fore.

Statement of Social Scientists

We, as social scientists, scholars, teachers and concerned citizens, feel extremely concerned about the lynching at Dadri, and the murders of scholars and thinkers like M M Kalaburgi, Narendra Dabholkar, Govind Pansare and others, and wish to register our strong protest.

Dalit Masculinities in Social Science Research

resource for the dalit youths for emerging consumerism that creates unrest and Dalit Masculinities in Social Science Research Revisiting a Tamil Village C LAKSHMANAN Cultural studies in contemporary social sciences concerns a range of things


Growing Up Untouchable in India: A Dalit Autobiography of Vasant Moon translated from the Marathi by Gail Omvedt; Vistaar Publications, New Delhi, 2002;

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