Ilavarasan

To Love or Not to Love

To Love or Not to Love

A Facebook post from the Tamil poet Manushyaputhiran triggered this piece. In follow up of the death of the Dalit youth Ilavarasan, the ardent supporters of caste-violence and casteism are left with very little defence to protect their stand. So they are trying to turn the table. ‘We are sending our kids to college to […]

Goodbye Ilavarasan

Goodbye Ilavarasan

Dear Ilavarasan I know you are not in a position to read this post. How could you, as you’ve just been buried this afternoon. We still don’t know whether your death is suicide or murder. Your body was dug up again by a team of AIIMS doctors to determine this and we’ll know its results […]

Death of a Dalit

Death of a Dalit

Many of us feel that the Reservations should be abolished. We feel that the Dalits have all used the Reservations in the past sixty five years and have progressed sufficiently and now their sons and daughters are, as developed as any other caste, are painlessly advancing using the Reservation. Some of us feel that Dalits […]