Stories Tagged 'Dalit'
Dalits are likely to tip the ballance when Baitadi goes to the federal and provincial assembly polls, with one in eight Baitadi residents coming from the excluded community.
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In the third week of July, when I had planned to be in a village in mid-Western Nepal, I found myself instead in Bangalore, as a guest of the Government of Karnataka, attending a massive conference entitled ‘Reclaiming Social Justice, Revisiting Ambedkar’, on the 126th birth anniversary of the great Dalit leader Bhimrao Ambedkar. Could there be
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A woman candidate, who filed her nomination for ward member in Dhunibesi VDC-3 of Dhading district under the woman Dalit quota, for the local level elections committed suicide on Tuesday.
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A nine-year-old boy was beaten black and blue by a neighbouring family on Wednesday in Kunathari of Surkhet district.
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The incident is a classic example of how Dalits are still not only discriminated against but also easily manipulated even more than 25 years after caste discrimination was outlawed.
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The Dalit community, doubtful of the government’s pledge during the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in Geneva, is preparing an action plan for eliminating untouchability in the country.
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