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Azadi from Hindutva, this graffiti demands. The movement has asked complicated questions about the relationship of casteism and communalism, and the intertwined nature of the fight that these students have faced. Hindutva, as many of the protesting students have eloquently explained, is not merely ‘fascism’ or ‘right wing’ politics, but deeply interrelated with casteism and caste hierarchies.

The Rohith stupa that has been created and installed at the veli wada, and the portrait of Babasaheb Ambedkar that he once carried. The university administration has considered taking down the entire structure.
A powerful, symbolic sculpture that was erected at the protest site. The JAC has been conducting ‘Eklavya Speaks’ programmes where Dalit bahujan students have spoken out publicly about their experiences of caste discrimination in the university.

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