RSS supports reservation, law on atrocities against Dalits
Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 10:08 PM
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat Wednesday asserted that the organisation fully supports reservation and also came out in support of a contentious law on atrocities against Dalits, but said it should not be misused. “Reservation is not a problem but the politics over it is a problem,” he said in reply to questions on the last day of the RSS’s three-day conclave.
Gujarat Dalits' struggle for rights turning into fight for prestige
Monday, June 4, 2018, 8:42 AM
Dalit youth in Gujarat have started a social media campaign by adding 'Sinh' to their names on online platforms. The word 'Sinh' means 'lion' in Gujarati and is associated with upper castes. This comes after members of an upper caste objected to a 22-year-old Dalit youth adding 'Sinh' to his name, leading to clashes and cross-complaints between the communities.