Dalit Sahitya Academy

Opinion  /  Published 16.07.21

Bengal’s changing caste equations

Three important aspects were in focus during the Bengal elections. First, there was the nature of ‘competitive populism’ spearheaded by the two charismatic leaders of Indian politics, Nare...
By Shiveshwar Kundu

Culture  /  Published 04.04.21

Manoranjan Byapari makes his mark

1950s: Byapari is born in Turukhali in Barisal, now in Bangladesh. His parents migrate to a refugee camp in Bengal’s Bankura district soon after 1965: The family refuses to go to Dandakaranya, ...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.20

Academy to promote Dalit literature

Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced a Dalit Sahitya Academy to publish collected works of Scheduled Caste writers and set up libraries for Dalit literature in Bengal. “We are setting up a Dalit...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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