Avijit Pathak teaches at JNU
As people are reduced commodities and consumers, his moral engagement with self and society must be revisited as a protest ideology.
It has become an ideology of the powerful. Democratic societies need a plurality of knowledge systems
Devaluing study of liberal arts and humanities could damage the fabric of civilisation
JNU is still a role model for other universities. Students still fight elections without money or muscle power and there is a culture of debate.
Tamilian author Perumal Murugan has now come out with his new book in Tamil "Kozhaiyin Padalgal" ("Songs of a Coward"). It speaks of the period when the writer was fighting a battle, both internally as well as with the external forces.