Foreword to The Doctor and the Saint (TDATS)

Foreword to The Doctor and the Saint (TDATS) When I first heard about TDATS, I felt that someone had walked into a bright room and shut the windows. Reading Arundhati Roy failed to bridge any kind of gap, but I wasn’t the complaining types. My father likes the Indian Express. My mother likes tomato chutney... Continue Reading →

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Why (and how) savarnas believe that caste doesnt exist.

adi person: “Sir, that lady, the savarna one, she is getting more salary than me but I got more education than her. I got more experience. Sir this is casteism” savarna: But she published one paper more than you. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ adi woman: “Madam, when I am cleaning the floor, sir always sits opposite me. It... Continue Reading →

Why adi radicals don’t want Arundhati Roy to write about Ambedkar

One has to look at the criticism directed against Arundhati from non savarna lens or framework. For years, savarna individuals have been the magnanimous‘face’ of any adi related effort. Savarna individuals abound as leaders and chairpersons even in the most improbable (and ridiculous) places – the SC/ST commission, the human rights commission, fact finding committees... Continue Reading →

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