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Remembering The Legacy Of Mahatma Jotirao Phule

Remembering The Legacy Of Mahatma Jotirao Phule

Mahatma Jotirao Phule was born into a lower caste Mali family in a Brahmin hegemonic society, about a decade after the British defeated the Peshwas in 1818. This may explain his lifelong resistance to caste and gender hierarchy, which was fuelled and given shape by his exposure to Western radical literature and missionary writings and his involvement in contemporary Indian[Read More…]

November 30, 2017 Annihilate Caste
Remembering The Legacy Of Mahatma Jyotirao Phule

Remembering The Legacy Of Mahatma Jyotirao Phule

Floral tributes to Mahatma Jyotirao Phule on his 126th Death Anniversary Mahatma JyotiraoPhule the father of social revolution in Modern India. Among other things, he was the Originator of the protective policy of reservations Progenitor of the concept of right to compulsory primary education Founder of the first-ever schools and libraries for Sudras, Atisudras and women. First leader to unite[Read More…]

November 29, 2016 Annihilate Caste
First Anniversary Of Mahatma Jyotirao Phule And Krantijyoti Savitribai Phule Educational Circle

First Anniversary Of Mahatma Jyotirao Phule And Krantijyoti Savitribai Phule Educational Circle

  Mahatma Jyotirao Phule and Krantijyoti Savitribai Phule founded the Satyashodhak Samaj in 1873 to unite all oppressed, Sthree-Shudra-Atishudra, Adivasis, Muslims and other minorities under one banner of Bahujans to fight against discrimination based on birth. The highly successful Satyashodhak Samaj was however, after the death of Phule and Savitribai Phule, disintegrated. Most Shudras joined the Congress, Atishudras joined the[Read More…]

October 18, 2016 Annihilate Caste
Satya Sodhak Trinity Of Mahatma Jothirao Phule

Satya Sodhak Trinity Of Mahatma Jothirao Phule

We pay our tributes to Mahatma Jothirao Phule, the founder of Satya Sodhak Samaj, on this 143rd year of its foundation, namely September 24, 1873. Mahatma Jothirao Phule, and his wife Krantijyoti Savitribai Phule, declared war on brahmanic-casteist culture and religion. This Maharashtrian couple presented the first major anti-caste ideology and led a mass activism against the ascriptive norms and[Read More…]

September 26, 2016 Annihilate Caste