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Monday, 17 March 2014

Arundhati Roy's 'Introduction' to Ambedkar: Inside one Misogynistic & Xenophobic Dalit's mind

Arundhati Roy's 'Introduction' to Ambedkar: Inside one Misogynistic &
Xenophobic Dalit's
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Written by Anoop Kumar


Published on 10 March 2014

*Anoop Kumar*

*I, Ravidas, proclaim all Vedas are worthless. ~ Sant Ravidas.*

[image: anoop]Nishan Singh was a freedom fighter, a martyr who fought
against the British to gain freedom for the country. A Rajput whose memory
must be cherished, his life celebrated. Therefore we have statues, a
memorial, a school and other government buildings named after him in Baddi,
his village in Bihar's Rohtas district. A village of very prosperous Rajput
landlords; many among them are now doctors, engineers and teachers posted
in neighbouring big cities but quite steadfast in