Post Tagged with: "V P Singh"

Remembering V.P. Singh , the Man Known for the OBC Cause

Remembering V.P. Singh , the Man Known for the OBC Cause

Debashish Mukerji’s new book The Disruptor How Vishwanath Pratap Singh shook India has come at a rather topical time as the OBC reservation issue is back in the news. I have another reason to relate to the subject as I covered the OBC agitation in the 1980s in Maharashtra for the Times of India. And I had occasion to preside[Read More…]

by 15/01/2022 Comments are Disabled Book Review
Conspicuous silence of political parties on OBC reservation issues in the North

Conspicuous silence of political parties on OBC reservation issues in the North

June 25th,  2021 marked 90th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister V P Singh but went unnoticed for the majority of the leaders who benefitted from his politics and good will generated by him. Except for Tejasvi Yadav who remembered Singh mentioning his bold initiative to implement Mandal Commission Report, there was no other north Indian leader particularly from OBCs[Read More…]

by 05/07/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Remembering V P Singh’s Fight Against Corruption

Remembering V P Singh’s Fight Against Corruption

  These days prime minister is becoming‘’emotional’ on every issue and he feel that people are after him for waging a ‘war’ against high and mighty. We do not know what does that mean but I am sure the latest demonetization has shown that this war seems to be against India’s poor as high and might friends of the prime[Read More…]

by 29/11/2016 1 comment India
VP Singh – The Crusader Of OBCs

VP Singh – The Crusader Of OBCs

Amongst Greats like Mahatma Jyotirao Phule, Krantijyoti Savitribai Phule, BabaSaheb Ambedakar , Periyar , OBCs should not forget the contribution of another Crusader of Backward classes V.P Singh who gave reservations to Backward classes by implementing the Mandal commission report. 1990 was a crucial time when even after 43 years of Indian independence OBCs did not get their due which[Read More…]

by 25/08/2016 1 comment Annihilate Caste
Remembering B.P Mandal & V.P Singh

Remembering B.P Mandal & V.P Singh

Today is 25th August, the day a champion of the rights of the oppressed , Bindeshwari Prasad Mandal was born 98 years back. Today, he will be remembered for his many contributions to the cause of upliftment of the downtrodden, but particularly for his role as Chairman of the Second Backward Classes Commission, which released in 1980 what later became[Read More…]

by 25/08/2016 Comments are Disabled Annihilate Caste