అంబేద్కర్ విగ్రహం అసెంబ్లీలో ప్రతిష్టించాలని ఒక అగ్రకుల నాయకురాలు అనుకోవడం, దానికి అనుకున్నదే తడవుగా భిన్న పార్టీలకు చెందిన దళిత నాయకులు మూకుమ్మడిగా సానుభూతి తెలపడం చాలామందికి …
Hussainappa, a 25 years old dalit, congress activist was brutally murdered in his house first week of July, 2008. He was killed in his village in Nandigam, Maddur mandal of Mahabubnagar district. It is in a sleepy village of Telangana. He was killed because of the sin he committed in this land. He questioned local Dora, a Reddy landlord, of the village against whom no body ever uttered a word till now. He asked for payment of the wages for labour provided by a dalit woman.
“Freedom of mind is the real freedom. A person whose mind is not free though he may not be in chains, is slave, is not a free man. One whose mind is not free though he may not be in prison is a prisoner and not a free man. One whose mind is not free though alive, is not better than dead. Freedom of mind is proof of once existence.” Dr B.R. Ambedkar.
The current situation in India or else where is very alarming inerms of poor or depressed classes.Today’s ‘development’ is concentrated on looting the ‘poor’ and building the ‘rich’. Poor in India are oppressed sections, the SC,ST, or BCs. We are still victims of the ‘top to down’ policies. We never look into our people, who are more than 70%, more than 50% are illeterates and depend on agriculture, living in rural areas.