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‘The economic-cultural identities of SCs are of four types at least.’
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Party ministers and MPs will fan out across India to gauge people’s mood.
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Exchange occupations to topple caste structures in society. Let the religious institutions and other spaces of power be overtaken by those usually at the receiving end. Let the “humiliating” jobs be taken by the Brahmins and other allied castes. This experience will help drive in an understanding of the brunt of being in a caste Hindu society.
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In the name of social justice, opinionated reportage and columns are building up a case against the government in power at the Centre. Let us try and understand the Dalit problem from a dispassionate perspective instead. A perspective that transcends vilification and vindications, and one which is based on sound data and logical arguments.
The State has taken swift action and demonstrated the desire to get the culprits punished. In our country, the State cannot mete out punishment. This authority lies only with the court. The State has already demonstrated its keenness for speedy trial. In such a situation it would be unfair to blame the state government as having failed to do anything or acting in connivance against Dalits.