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The Fight For Justice Continues For Dalits In India

Seventy-six years after India gained independence from the Britishers, the country continues to witness atrocities against Dalits. Even by government figures, nearly 1.9 lakh cases of crimes against the Dalit community have been registered since 2018. To date, ideas of purity and pollution continue to prevail in society. Taking the journey started by Dr BR Ambedkar forward, Dalits in India have been fighting against injustice and discrimination and movements like the Dalit Panthers Movement, have shaped their struggle for civil rights and justice. In its Independence Day 2023 issue and through previous editions, Outlook has been at the forefront of addressing the challenges and struggles being faced by Dalits in India, while also examining the prevailing situation with regard to their rights.

The Fight For Justice Continues For Dalits In India
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Seventy-six years after India gained independence from the Britishers, the country continues to witness atrocities against Dalits. Even by government figures, nearly 1.9 lakh cases of crimes against the Dalit community have been registered since 2018. To date, ideas of purity and pollution continue to prevail in society. Taking the journey started by Dr BR Ambedkar forward, Dalits in India have been fighting against injustice and discrimination and movements like the Dalit Panthers Movement, have shaped their struggle for civil rights and justice. In its Independence Day 2023 issue and through previous editions, Outlook has been at the forefront of addressing the challenges and struggles being faced by Dalits in India, while also examining the prevailing situation with regard to their rights.

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