Empowering “The Oppressed” The practice of “Untouchability” has been outlawed in India since 1949. However, people are still treated differently, particularly in rural areas. Because of the associations of the word “untouchable”, people from these communities have asked not to be called even “ex-Untouchables” but Dalits, which means “The Oppressed”.
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function. In the case of this site we are referring specifically to cookies used for analytics. We do not use marketing cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.