Nov 3, 2016
Off Centre With Jignesh Mevani: Addressing the Issues Plaguing Dalits
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Successive rights based agitations have spotlighted different lacunae in the Gujarat model of development. The latest is the Una Atyachar Ladhai Samiti, that emerged as a reaction to the Una atrocity (the flogging of four Dalit men by gau rakshaks) in July 2016. It has since gone on to protest a plethora of issues plaguing Dalits. It’s firebrand leader political activist Jignesh Mevani and convenor of the Rashrtriya Dalit Adhikar Manch is on Off Centre this week. He’s explaining the ideas and urgency driving his demands.

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