"Dalitstan" (RE: 'INDIA ABROAD' on new textbooks)

Paul Kekai Manansala kekai at JPS.NET
Thu Mar 2 01:49:51 UTC 2000

Yashwant Malaiya wrote:
> These other sites are certainly inspired by writings by
> Gurupdesh S. Pandher, but are far too extensive and
> well designed to have been done by him.
> I have read some of Ambedkar's works and other books
> that have come out of neo-Buddhist movement. Dalits
> have a lot to complain about, but these web sites are not
> done by them.

Dalits are indeed involved, although the funding may come from

There is a sort of 'pan-Black' movement inspired in part by African
Americans and particularly Runoko Rashidi. It seeks the liberation or
upliftment of "Black" people worldwide to include the Sudras, Dalits
and Dravidians of India, the Melanesians, the Negritos, the Australians,

Mr. Rashidi told me that he goes to India every few years to meet
with Dalit organizations there.

Paul Kekai Manansala

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