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[Poll] Do you support Death Penalty?


We all know that poor, Dalits-Bahujans are hanged only. It was even said by Ex. President Abdul Kalam that weaker section of society only get death penalty. 

I also had written few years back that Death Penalty: A Free Pass to kill Dalits and Minorities? Keeping all that in mind where Dalit-Bahujans are being killed, do you support death penalty?

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[Poll] Do you support government spending 500 crores on promoting Yoga?

[Poll] How do you rate the first year of Modi sarkar?

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[Poll] Do you support government spending 500 crores on promoting Yoga?


After yesterday’s mega event on yoga and wasting public money, resources and time, government has decided to spend more than 500 crore rupees on promoting the yoga. As I wrote already that yoga is nothing RSS agenda to promote hindutav under the name of yoga.

The money that could have been easily spent on improving the health of the public and improving the education, the same money is diverted to promoting hindutav ideology. Moreover, this year, in budget there was cut in the money allocated for Dalits, it is shameful that government doesn’t have money for the development of the Dalits and minority communities but have money to spend on hindutav agendas!

[Tweet “You asked for jobs, he gave you broom. You asked for food, he gave you ‪yoga.”]

Lalu Prasad Yadav said is correctly – “Rickshaw-pullers do not need yoga. Labourers, who toil hard through the day do not need it. Farmers who sweat it out the entire day on their farms have no time for yoga. It is not needed by the poor and people of the weaker section who earn their bread through hard work.” (Indian Express)

Check also – Yoga Day is RSS Day in disguise

There is no difference between Romans, who invented pit fights, and Mr. PM, both used every method to keep people’s attention away from real issues and problems.

Also vote at – [Poll] How do you rate the first year of Modi sarkar?

Please vote and let us know in the comments what you think about the government’s move on promoting yoga and spending time, money and energy on this stuff?

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Upcoming Movie: “Shudra – The Rising?”


Now you can watch this movie from here.

I believe till now everyone might have heard about the upcoming movie on Dalits of India, i.e. “Shudra – The Rising?” In case you have missed the news, here is the news! Movie is produced and directed by Sanjiv Jaiswal and movie will be of 120minutes. We all know we can’t express the pain and suffering of Dalits in 2hours movie but still I believe it’s an ideal runtime for a movie and it will be advantageous.

Movie: “Shudra- The Rising?” Poster

A bit of storyline:

Movie is based on story of 250million people born as untouchables (and today’s Dalits) in Hindu caste system and subjected to humiliation and slavery since ancient times. When aryans came to India with the intention of looting, they enslaved the peace loving natives. Manu – Hindu guru – imposed laws on untouchables and barred them from reading, writing and listening holy mantras. Natives were treated less than human, impure, unclean and were forced to do menial jobs.

In the movie you will see, Shudra denied water, (Dalits still fight for such rights) a Shudra child’s nose chopped off for chanting mantras, (Dalits are still not allowed to enter many temples in India), a pregnant Shudra women forced to sleep with upper caste people (Dalit women still are raped on Day to day basis in India) and many more heart touching scenes – the only crime of theirs – they are born untouchables.  Movie seems to be based on real events, if not real I bet, you might have heard such incidents once in a while in your life-time. It is believed that nature took ages to make man out of animal, but it took moments for certain men to make their fellow human animal again. “Shudra – The Rising?” highlights the depth that evil human mind can succumb, to cling on to power and supremacy.

Recently, the “Shudra – The Rising?” team has received screening Invitation for “Shudra – The Rising?” from South Asian Film Festival which will take place June 13-17, 2012, in Vancouver, and in the Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada.

My best wishes to the team

I strongly believe that movies on social issues should be made and given more emphasis. Sanjiv Jaiswal has chosen an important issue of caste discrimination, which has ruined millions lives and hopes. After watching trailers of movie, I can say that it’s a sincere effort by the team to put forward the caravan of Dr Ambedkar. I wish the team a grand success!

P.S.: Movie is going to release in Feb. 2012 and you can visit the movie site at http://www.shudrathefilm.com for latest updates. You can also follow producer and director – Sanjiv Jaiswal – on twitter at @sanjivjaiswal and join the facebook page of the movie at http://www.facebook.com/pages/SHUDRA-the-rising/102558246496607

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