Articles by: Santosh Gedam

Students taking lunch in one of the Ashram Schools in Kurkheda block of Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra

The Horror of Residential School Education: A Failed Model for Girl Students | Santosh Gedam

The recent incident of sexual exploitation of minor tribal girls in residential school raises the primary issue of safety and security before we evaluate the educational outcomes As the mainstream media is focused on the sexual exploitation allegations on the CJI and has given due space and time to scrutinize and question every decision that has happened in the Constitutional[Read More…]

by 02/05/2019 1 comment India
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, chairman of the Drafting Committee, presenting the final draft of the Indian Constitution to Dr. Rajendra Prasad on 25 November, 1949

Santosh Gedam – Constitutional Idealism and the Ground Reality

As India (read part of Indian society) actively celebrated along with symbolic governmental formal gestures the Birth anniversary of India’s chief architect of the Constitution, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, it was time to review where our society as a whole stands compared to the Constitutional idealism adopted around 70 years ago. Constitutional idealism is a supreme policy goal for us as[Read More…]

by 20/04/2019 Comments are Disabled India
Forest Rights Act: A Golden opportunity to undo Historical injustice

Forest Rights Act: A Golden opportunity to undo Historical injustice

FRA has struggled to recognize the comprehensive rights of vulnerable and voiceless groups. Judicial scrutiny could open the doors for communities where the law has not been implemented in letter and spirit. 13th February 2019 was a historic day for Scheduled Tribes (ST) and traditional forest dwellers in India because of an order passed pertaining to The Scheduled Tribes and[Read More…]

by 13/04/2019 Comments are Disabled India