Academia is very much in control of the Upper Caste and this is why whether one likes it or not, “Identity” becomes important.
Dalit Camera is a Youtube channel founded by Bathram Ravichandran, which documents the voices of Dalits, Bahujans, Adivasis and Minorities.
Standout films that tackled mainstream cinema’s casteism : for acknowledging caste; for giving voice to the experience of those caste groups.
Will caste Hindus ever look at Diwali from an anti-caste perspective if done debating on love jihad, bakrid or Aurangzeb’s diktats?
Imayam’s Pethavan is a novella that narrates a day in the life of Pazhani who has been ordered to kill his own daughter Bhakkiyam.
Binodini Dasi was an actress and activist who contributed immensely to women’s accessibility to public spaces, especially the stage.
The memory of Uda Devi and her sacrifice is kept alive by Dalit communities who cherish her as a model of fearless Dalit womanhood.
Although lack of diversity is a key issue, the current feminist narrative of corporate India does not recognize caste as a factor.
The celebration of the Durga Puja misses the struggles of non-heroic women, Avarna women, Adivasis and Dalits.
Administrative policies are set in stone, where they favour the perpetrator of institutional discrimination and harassment.