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“From Shadows to the Stars”: A Tribute to Rohith Vemula

Indian Cultural Forum |
On his fourth death anniversary we look back at the discrimination faced by Rohith Vemula and the events that followed his death.

Rohith Vemula, a young Dalit scholar at the Hyderabad Central University committed suicide on January 17, 2016. His death shook the conscience of the entire nation and led to massive protests, setting off a chain of events that continue to be relevant for the Dalit movement in the country even today.

On his fourth death anniversary, the Indian Cultural Forum looks back at the discrimination faced by Rohith Vemula and the events that followed his death.

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