Dalit chronicles (July 7, 2008)

Summary: Congress leader assures Dalits in Sirhind of protection after they flee alleging harassment by local MLA; Dalits join Left in opposing nuclear deal with US; Paswan calls for mass action to eradicate untouchability; profile of a Dalit who went on to be the VC of Pune university.

PUNJAB: Bhattal opened locks of Dalits houses in Sirhind
PunjabNewsline.com – Nagar,Punjab,India
FATEHGARH SAHIB: The Punjab Pardesh Congress Committee(PPCC) president Rajinder Kaur Bhattal opened the locks of houses of Dalits families in ward no 14 of …

Dalit, progressive groups plan protest against N-deal
NDTV.com – New Delhi,India
Dalit and backward class intellectuals and political activists in Maharashtra have come together to oppose the India-US nuclear deal and are planning to …

International meet calls for empowering Dalits
Press Trust of India – New Delhi,India
Subhashis Mittra New York, Jul 7 (PTI) Espousing the cause of Dalits at a time when general elections are knocking at the door, Union Minister Ram Vilas …

Teach India: From ‘peon’ to VC
Times of India – India
This prestigious post has a special sweetness to it, for a hundred years ago, Jadhav’s Dalit ancestors were made to leave Pune city before dark and carry …

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