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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Guru Prakash


The writer is assistant professor at Patna University and adviser to the Dalit Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry.

There is a churn in Dalit politics
Tue, Jun 22, 2021

Guru Prakash writes: Fed up of the soap opera politics of family-based enterprises that claim to represent their interests, Dalits are looking for a mainstream, representative party.

Empowerment and representation, instead of tokenism, are key for inclusive growth
Mon, Jan 04, 2021

With sustained economic empowerment, political representation and educational opportunities, Dalits are increasingly becoming an inseparable part of the New India story that is deeply inclusive in its foundation and focused on making the country a leading light in the new world order.

Towards Atmanirbhar Bihar
Thu, Oct 29, 2020

In the last 15 years, Bihar has moved towards peace, order and prosperity

Even amid pandemic, caste atrocities continue. Representation is key
Thu, Apr 23, 2020

Social distancing was suggested as one of the precautionary steps to contain the virus. However, in a society like ours, where traditional social prejudices and hierarchies are deeply embedded, discriminatory practices can masquerade as social distancing.

Reservation needs fresh approach to align with times, empower marginalised
Tue, Dec 17, 2019

The debate on reservation is highly polarised and, usually, brings out the worst in us. Arguments made by all the sides are logical and extremely passionate. It can be challenging to evolve a middle path that includes opposing perspectives.

For P S Krishnan, welfare of Dalits, Adivasis, trumped ideological considerations
Fri, Nov 15, 2019

One of his most significant contributions to the Dalit movement was towards ending ideological untouchability.

New Dalit, New India
Mon, Apr 15, 2019

Aspiration and assertion are at the core of the emerging politics of the community