#54 The Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd’s Vision [Eng]

About Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd
Kancha Ilaiah was born on 5th October, 1952 in the village of Papaiahpet, Warangal district in Telangana State. His family belonged to the sheep-grazing Kuruma Golla caste which is considered as one of numerically dominated sub-caste among the Telugu speaking. Ilaiah has an M.A. degree in political science from Osmania University, Hyderabad and an M.Phil. awarded for his study of land reform in the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. He was awarded with Ph.D. degree for his work entitled ‘Political Thought of Gautama Buddha’, later it was published in the form book entitled ‘God as Political Philosopher: Buddha’s Challenge to Brahmanism’. He has been a recipient of the Mahatma Jyotirao Phule Award and was a Nehru Fellow between 1994-97.

Understanding Professor’s life story
Professor’s fight for English Education
The cultural burden on the marginalized section
The changes in language policy that Professor seeks
Difference between Shudra and Bahujan
Looking at the marginalized section in the minority religion
1:31:50 to end
The rise of Modi and the decline of Congress

Show Notes
From a Shepherd Boy to an Intellectual: My Memoirs
Why I Am Not a Hindu: A Sudra Critique of Hindutva Philosophy, Culture and Political Economyhttps://www.amazon.in/dp/9353282624/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_7T9C8253CHWMB0Y2C7D2
Buffalo Nationalism: A Critique of Spiritual Fascism
Untouchable God
Post-Hindu India: A Discourse in Dalit-Bahujan, Socio-Spiritual and Scientific Revolution
The Shudras: Vision for a New Path (Rethinking India, 5)
Turning the Pot, Tilling the Land : Dignity of Labour in Our Times

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