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Budhan Theatre: Art As An Expression Against Oppression

Budhan Theatre: Art As An Expression Against Oppression

Founded in 1998 by Prof. Ganesh Devy, a well-known critic and linguist and Smt. Mahasweta Devi, a Magsaysay awardee and noted Bangla Author, Budhan Theatre is an Indian Theatre Group that is composed of members of the Chhara tribe. The name of the theatre is taken from Budhan Sabar, a tribal man who was labelled a criminal and murdered by[Read More…]

by 20/01/2021 Comments are Disabled Arts/Literature
Colonial Past of hatred against Criminal Tribes community

Colonial Past of hatred against Criminal Tribes community

It’s around 2.30 at night. In the silence of the night, when darkness engulfs the surroundings and there is deafening silence, people are sleeping under their roofs, suddenly a police jeep sneaks into the settlement. People are forcibly removed from their tenements, causing a disturbance in the sleep of the hard-working daily wage laborers who have been labouring hard and[Read More…]

by 23/12/2020 Comments are Disabled Annihilate Caste
Denotified and Nomadic Tribes

Denotified and Nomadic Tribes

A Nomad is a community member who regularly moves from one place to another without any fixed habitat. Known as the wandering community, the members of nomadic tribes were generally entertainers and transporters historically. The Denotified tribes (DNTs), a part of a wandering community, are the tribes that were originally listed under the ‘Criminal Tribes act’ of 1871. Currently, there[Read More…]

by 12/12/2020 Comments are Disabled Human Rights