This discussion series is hosting some of the active community organizers in Nepal’s Madhesh Dalit movement to talk about their experiences, challenges, and perspectives.
Our aim is to: 1. Annihilate the caste system, 2. Listen to Madheshi Dalit activists who are continuously working in the Movement 3. Spread information about the ongoing mutual aid support
About the speakers
Indu Tharu is a researcher and writer working on the issue of marginalized people’s activism and movements. She is also a published author of works such as ‘Muktik Dagar’ and ‘Nilambit Nibandha’. Currently, she is a student enrolled for MAINS- Masters in Inter-Asia NGO Studies at SungKongHoe University, Seoul Korea.
Dr. Binayak Sundas is Assistant Professor at Centre For Himalayan Studies, University of North Bengal. He writes on Himalayan History, Nepal and literature. He hails from the himalayan foothills of Darjeeling.
Rajan Sagar is an educator affiliated with Pokhara University and an academic activist. He advocates for Human Rights and emerging issues around it with a special focus on Dalit Rights through the Ambedkarite lens.
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