What Bhima Koregaon protests say about rise of Dalit politics in India - News Summed Up

What Bhima Koregaon protests say about rise of Dalit politics in India


KOREGAON NOT THE FIRST DALIT PROTESTMaharashtra itself has witnessed several Dalit protests in the past. In neighbouring Gujarat, widespread Dalit protests were seen in the aftermath of the Una flogging incident in 2016. DALIT PROTESTS GAIN POLITICAL SPACEThe recent Dalit protests, be it after Una flogging, Saharanpur violence or Bhima Koregaon clashes, have gradually gained space in the political mainstream. That Mevani was present during the 200th celebrations of the Bhima Koregaon Battle in Pune shows how Dalit protest platforms are increasingly becoming political. WATCH: Dalits take to streets in protest after deadly Pune Koregaon Bhima violence


Source: India Today January 03, 2018 08:27 UTC


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