Dalits have been president, VCs, Professors etc, but critics ignore this perspective |Opposition using Dalit for electoral benefits

With the unfortunate suicide of Rohith Vemula in Hyderabad Central University, there has been a build-up of a national-level narrative that the government at the Centre is lopsided in its approach towards the issues and concerns of the Dalit community. Politics, as they say, is an art of constructing and manipulating identities for short-term electoral benefits and long-term ideological advantages. History is witness to the slow but steady progress that Dalits have made… Sometimes, critics ignore this perspective, preferring to focus on Dalits as victims. I claim no legitimacy whatsoeverRead More