“I am Dominant” – Dontha Prashanth

Someone dubbed me dominant, am I not??? Indeed I am… Dominant in confronting caste since childhood Dominant in confronting inferiority for lacking in English Dominant in speaking butler English as an aspiration to learn English Dominant in challenging the stereotypes that Dalits cannot speak English Dominant in articulating our experience which is othered as seeking identity Dominant in sloganeering Jai Bhim and not Jai Bhim … Continue reading “I am Dominant” – Dontha Prashanth

I don’t know why everyone is asking me to imagine the trauma of Najeeb’s mother and sister. I am Hindu, an upper caste to boot- Deepak Venkatesha

I don’t know why everyone is asking me to imagine the trauma of Najeeb’s mother and sister. I am a majority of the religion Hindu, a upper caste to boot. Why should I imagine their trauma. Arre they are Muslims yaar and they are the minority. They have always stayed in Ghettos. I don’t care that we put them in there the first place. I … Continue reading I don’t know why everyone is asking me to imagine the trauma of Najeeb’s mother and sister. I am Hindu, an upper caste to boot- Deepak Venkatesha