The forgotten people: India's most backward castes
The recent victory of Mayawati in the Uttar Pradesh elections has been hailed as a �spectacular display of subaltern power�. The questions remain, however, who are these subalterns? To what extent do they form a coherent block, with similar fears, hopes and aspirations, and how are subalterns� visions of the state, social justice and equality articulated? In this paper I explore some of these questions, examining the example of the boatman community in Banaras, belonging to the Mallah (Nishad)...[Show more]
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