Caste Census And Secular Intellectuals

Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd The debate on caste, not just OBC, census is becoming a serious political issue in the country. But the secular, liberal and left intellectuals–economists, sociologists, political scientists– are behaving as if they are a neutral force on this issue.…

The Dalit with white, American skin – Times of India

The Dalit with White, American Skin Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd Aug 25, 2021 As  a Marxist  academic-activist,  I  was  surprised  how  a  white  woman  could  be  so  knowledgeable,  so  concerned  about  every  aspect  of  caste  and  women’s liberation Gail  Omvedt,  81,  one …

India Will Remember Gail Omvedt Forever

Scholars study her books to understand the question of caste and untouchability, and also to change the caste system. Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd     Gail Omvedt. Photo: Shramik Mukti Dal Dr Gail Omvedt (81), one of the greatest scholars on caste studies,…