Matiranga and Bengali racism

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Have we made the adivasis “disappeared” from our midst? A week after the Matiranga incident there is little stir and no major protests noted.

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On tolerance and diversity

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The International Day for Tolerance, observed on November 16, is meant to promote tolerance, i.e. “respect, acceptance and appreciation of the rich diversity of our world’s cultures

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In search of adibashi (indigenous) consciousness

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I have come across a number of Bengalis who raise the question, “How justified is it to divide the people of the same country as indigenous and non-indigenous? If only you (i.e. Chakma, Tripura, Garo, Santal etc) are indigenous, then what are we?”

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