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What links the Dalit activism of western UP’s Bhim Army to Punjab?

At 32%, Punjab has the highest proportion of Dalits in any Indian state. At a rally in Delhi’s Parliament Street on Sunday, amid the sea of deep blue flags and Nehru caps emblazoned with the words “Bhim Army”, Inderjit Singh ...

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Bhim Army calls for Azad’s release

Supporters ‘warn’ of consequences if he is not let off, his mother threatens to go on hunger strike Thousands of members and supporters of the Bhim Army, an organisation championing the Dalit cause, gathered at Jantar Mantar on Sunday, demanding ...

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Bhim Army steps up call for Azad’s release

Supporters ‘warn’ of consequences if he is not let off, ask women to keep faith Thousands of members and supporters of the Bhim Army, an organisation championing the Dalit cause, gathered at Jantar Mantar on Sunday, demanding the release of ...

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Bhim Army hits Delhi streets, demands Chandrashekhars release

New Delhi, Jun 18 (PTI) Mobilised by the Bhim Army, a large number of Dalit youths today hit the streets of Delhi, for the second time in less than a month, protesting caste violence in Uttar Pradesh and demanding the ...

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The new schools in Saharanpur

Last month’s violence threatens to overshadow the Bhim Army’s grassroot education project for Dalits, its real success story It’s a late Sunday afternoon in scorching June, but the sun is past its prime in Budhakhera Pundir village, a nondescript hamlet ...

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