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Raja Dhale passes away aged 78: Remembering the tireless Panther who fired the Dalit literary imagination
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Raja Dhale passes away aged 78: Remembering the tireless Panther who fired the Dalit literary imagination

Raja Dhale’s words gave voice, and a philosophy, to the grief of the masses — something that no writer of his time had hitherto been able to provide

Dalit shahirs of Maharashtra: Prahlad Shinde's dual approaches to music
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Dalit shahirs of Maharashtra: Prahlad Shinde's dual approaches to music

Prahlad Shinde sang many of the Ambedkarite movement’s songs. But he also sang ‘devotional’ and ‘folk’ songs which brought him widespread popularity.

Dalit shahirs of Maharashtra: Prakash Patankar's songs against caste
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Dalit shahirs of Maharashtra: Prakash Patankar's songs against caste

“Song is not a means of livelihood for me [sic]. It is a weapon to bring awareness in society,” Prakash Patankar said

Dalit shahirs of Maharashtra: Nagorao Patankar's quest to reclaim history
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Dalit shahirs of Maharashtra: Nagorao Patankar's quest to reclaim history

The lyrics of a song that Nagorao Patankar performed in 1935 before BR Ambedkar went: "Dalito Ki Tawarikh/ Mulk Hindostan Se Pucho (The history of Dalits/ Ask the country called Hindostan)"