Joothan Omprakash Valmiki describes his life as an untouchable or Dalit in the newly independent India of the s Joothan refers to scraps of food left on a plate destined for the garbage or animals Indi

  • Title: जूठन: पहला खंड [Joothan]
  • Author: Omprakash Valmiki
  • ISBN: 9788171198542
  • Page: 446
  • Format: Paperback
  • Omprakash Valmiki describes his life as an untouchable, or Dalit, in the newly independent India of the 1950s Joothan refers to scraps of food left on a plate, destined for the garbage or animals India s untouchables have been forced to accept and eat joothan for centuries, and the word encapsulates the pain, humiliation, and poverty of a community forced to live at thOmprakash Valmiki describes his life as an untouchable, or Dalit, in the newly independent India of the 1950s Joothan refers to scraps of food left on a plate, destined for the garbage or animals India s untouchables have been forced to accept and eat joothan for centuries, and the word encapsulates the pain, humiliation, and poverty of a community forced to live at the bottom of India s social pyramid.Although untouchability was abolished in 1949, Dalits continued to face discrimination, economic deprivation, violence, and ridicule Valmiki shares his heroic struggle to survive a preordained life of perpetual physical and mental persecution and his transformation into a speaking subject under the influence of the great Dalit political leader, B R Ambedkar A document of the long silenced and long denied sufferings of the Dalits, Joothan is a major contribution to the archives of Dalit history and a manifesto for the revolutionary transformation of society and human consciousness.

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    One thought on “जूठन: पहला खंड [Joothan]”

    1. It is sad how the world, although with the same mentality tells itself new with a veil on the face.One can deny easily the truth and one can easily say the conditions are better but it is never easy to see someone else without judgement.To see them with their suffering and past and Joothan brings it a little closer.To tell you the truth of the people who suffered from thousands of years and will suffer a little more yet.The fight is not about respect but about existence and stories like these fr [...]

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