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The Black King & the Dalit Panther – Martin Luther King & Namdeo Dhasal

Peoples Voice on January 16, 2018 - 6:04 pm in Rights
Obed Manwatkar
15th January BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. & DEATH ANNIVERSARY OF Panther Namdeo Dhasal
SIMILARITIES always GALORE in the stories of the Most Unheard, Unseen, Brutalized and marginalized ones.
15th January 1929 : Legendary Martin Luther King Jr. (Daddy King) was Born.It’s his Birth Anniversary. The world knows Dr King, Who was he and what was he. In short to describe, Dr. King was a Fighter against Racism. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using the tactics of nonviolence and civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs. ‘He Was a Dreamer as well as Lover of Life’.
15th January 2014: Panther Namdeo Dhasal Left this world. He was a poet, writer and activist from Maharashtra, India. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1999 and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Sahitya Akademi in 2004. In 2001, he made a presentation at the first Berlin International Literature Festival. Following the example of the American Black Panther movement, he founded the Dalit Panther Movement with friends in 1972. This militant organization supported its radical political activism, He wrote Many novels, poetries, Articles and provocative pamphlets such as Andhale Shatak (Century of Blindness) and Ambedkari Chalwal (Ambedkarite Movement), which was a reflection on the socialist and communist concepts of modernist movement founder ‘BABASAHEB’ Dr. B.R Ambedkar. Salutes to Both of the Legends and We Celebrate the LIFE of the “Lovers of Life”.


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