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Sumit Chavan

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Name: Sumit Chavan
Date registered: August 3, 2013

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  1. The Age Old Cultural War and Broom Wielding Footsoldiers — March 20, 2014
  2. Controversy Over Prevention of Caste Atrocities and Equality Act in the UK (Part 3) — August 6, 2013
  3. Controversy Over Prevention of Caste Atrocities and Equality Act in the UK (Part 2) — August 5, 2013
  4. Controversy Over Prevention of Caste Atrocities and Equality Act in the UK (Part 1) — August 3, 2013

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  2. Controversy Over Prevention of Caste Atrocities and Equality Act in the UK (Part 2) — 4 comments
  3. Controversy Over Prevention of Caste Atrocities and Equality Act in the UK (Part 1) — 1 comment

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Mar 20 2014

The Age Old Cultural War and Broom Wielding Footsoldiers

Police standing outside Hindustani Masjid near Byculla station few moments before Lalbaucha Raja’s procession was about to pass by.

This interview was done more than a year ago during a research concerning social prejudices in mass media of India. The research compared projection of Ganesha festival in Mumbai and Dr. B R Ambedkar’s death anniversary. Both of these events draw a huge crowd from different social groups. However, the mass media has been vehemently …

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Aug 06 2013

Controversy Over Prevention of Caste Atrocities and Equality Act in the UK (Part 3)

(Previous parts: Part 1, Part 2.) Now to protect their own fair skin (which they are really proud of), the AHO are suggesting that the government and the members of House of Lords themselves are being racist. They are claiming, In April of this year there was no AHO but after Lord Harries and his racist …

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Aug 05 2013

Controversy Over Prevention of Caste Atrocities and Equality Act in the UK (Part 2)

A screenshot showing caste options taken from the UK section of the matrimonial website shaadi.com.

(Continued from Part 1. Link to Part 3.) Now let us take a look at the newly formed ‘Alliance of Hindu Organisations’ (AHO). It was formed in April 2013, only when it seemed like the upper caste or savarnas will be facing the wrath of the law for continuing discrimination. The domain name of their …

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Aug 03 2013

Controversy Over Prevention of Caste Atrocities and Equality Act in the UK (Part 1)

(Update: Here are the links to Part 2 and Part 3.) Western humanists may be aware of the pervasiveness of the caste system in India and the cursed life of exterior castes (former untouchables).

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