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Assuaging the Dalits in UP

With the prospects of the BJP Dalit leader Ram Nath Kovind becoming the country’s fourteenth President next month extremely bright, the question is– will it help assuage the anger of this community against upper caste high-handedness in Uttar Pradesh. Dalit ...

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A glimpse into Ram Nath Kovind’s views on discrimination against dalits

Choosing Kovind as their presidential candidate was a more natural choice for the Sangh parivar Where does Ram Nath Kovind stand on issues related to prevalent caste discrimination against Dalits? This is a question that many have asked since the ...

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Ram Nath Kovind as next President of India: Not Just a Dalit Card

The most common image of Ram Nath Kovind that I have in my mind is of an unusually quiet, slightly smiling political worker who would keep himself occupied in his work without getting much bothered by the goings-on at 11 ...

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Two ‘Dalit’ candidates may contest India’s presidency

After the BJP named lower-caste Ram Nath Kovind as its nominee on Monday, expectations are that Congress will field Meira Kumar, the daughter of Dalit leader Jagjivan Ram. Two septuagenarian leaders representing India’s underprivileged Dalit community are likely to fight ...

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Presidential poll: Nitish Kumar to back BJP pick Ram Nath Kovind, says JD(U) MLA

JD-U legislator Ratnesh Sada the party has decided to back Ram Nath Kovind in the presidential candidate and left the final decision on chief minister Nitish Kumar. Bihar’s ruling Janata Dal-United has decided to back NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind in the ...

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