Video: Remembering The Mahad Satyagraha

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On 20 March 1927, Dr Ambedkar led thousands of Dalits to the Chavdar tank in Mahad, where they took water from the well and drank it. This act had revolutionary implications, as Dalits had not been allowed to access the public water tank in the village until then.

It is now 2018, and untouchability continues to mar our social fabric. It is important to pay homage to the revolutionary struggles that defied it, and continue to defy casteist practices in our everyday life.

Read more about the Mahad Satyagraha in this article by Tejas Harad: The Significance Of Mahad Satyagraha: Ambedkar’s Protest March To Claim Public Water

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