Why Hindu society lacks unity – Dr. B R Ambedkar Perpective

Ethnology has witnessed various societies that have survived through the primitive and advanced times but is it just about survival or do the quality of survival matter? Caste defenders have always tried to glorify the Hindu heritage but did they question their ignorance behind unnatural discrimination with untouchables? Have Hindus ever tried to think why … Read more

Caste in India: Their Mechanism, Genesis, and Development by B.R. Ambedkar

Hindu society is defined and associated with various institutions and the caste system is regarded as one of the social institutions which have foundations of social and moral codes in the Hindu society. But there are many disparities in the understanding of caste in itself. Caste has been largely seen as a functional unit by … Read more

Why Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar Needs to be Recognised as the True Father of the Nation

In India, it is almost impossible to imagine one not having heard the name of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. He, who is widely regarded as the ‘father of the nation’ in India had been elevated to the title of a ‘Mahatma’ or a ‘great soul’. Having followed the path of non-violence and Satyagraha, he was recognised … Read more

Caste Discrimination: Gandhi and Dr BR Ambedkar

The issue of caste has been central to the nation of India. The attempts to highlight the issue perhaps best-found voice in the Constituent Assembly debates where Dr. BR Ambedkar voiced the concerns regarding discrimination and prejudices on the base of caste and ensured during the making of the constitution the ideas of ‘equality’ and … Read more

How to uproot the caste system in India: Solution (Short Essay)

The caste system, which can be defined as perhaps very specific to the South Asian region and specifically India which has prevailed for centuries. Scholars have often defined caste as ‘a closed class’. This definition can be understood to specifically analyse the economic dimensions attached to the sense of compartmentalisation that is present in the … Read more

 10 Famous Dalit Books/ Literature Everyone Should Read

If we look back into history, we see Dalits as non-contributing beings and victims of society. However, reality lies even beyond the making of history. To understand reality and the concerns of Dalits, One needs to understand; that they not only questioned the oppression but tried to bring a change in society. A society in … Read more

Inter-caste and interreligious marriages and The State Intervention

Synopsis: Inter-caste and interreligious marriages in India, although have been a subject of academic discussion, especially in social sciences, account for a diminishing percentage of all marriages in India. Religious and caste-based atrocities serve as the most important reason behind such statistics. Hence, this article will focus on the aspects of marital democracy in India … Read more