The temple was dedicated to the widely revered Dalit saint Ravidas, one of the major figures of the late-medieval Bhakti movement and an outspoken critic of caste oppression
Sabitra Bhusal, central committee member of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) talks about the legal and constitutional provisions and the impact of the communist movement in the process of eradication of caste-based discrimination in Nepal.
Ashok, a young factory worker and local leader of a prominent left-wing youth organization, DYFI, belonged to the Dalit, ‘untouchable’ oppressed caste
With the announcement of election results, various reports of BJP members inciting violence against minority groups and members of left parties have come to light.
According to the oppressive Indian caste system, Dalits are considered to be untouchables and are often subjected to brutal violence by those who belong to upper castes.