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Saturday, August 15, 2020

Raja Dhale


Thousands pay tribute to Dalit Panther’s co-founder Raja Dhale

July 18, 2019 1:40 am

His mortal remains were taken to Kannamwar Nagar, also in Vikhroli, where Dhale had spent many years as a youth. The procession also passed through Ramabai Ambedkar Nagar in Ghatkopar.

Raja Dhale’s words and work stirred sleeping souls, gave expression to simmering Dalit anger

July 18, 2019 8:38 am

Dhale’s early Dalit Panthers phase is nectar for the contemporary radical Dalit consciousness. In spite of the voluminous contribution, Panthers like Dhale and others could not get a chance to personally connect with other revolutionaries like the Black Panthers or the global workers’ movement in their lifetime.

Raja Dhale (1940-2019): ‘A real fighter... there can’t be another Ambedkarite like him’

July 17, 2019 4:32 am

Born in Nandre village in Sangli, Dhale had moved to Mumbai along with his uncle and aunt after he lost his parents at a young age. He studied at the Maratha Mandir High School and lived at the BDD Chawls in Worli.