ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Ambedkar, NCERT Textbooks and the Protests

The cartoon controversy provides the possibility of interrogating the functioning of the academic system to understand its relationship with the downtrodden masses. A new deliberation is needed in order to make the academic world more sensitive and responsive towards the issues and concerns of the subaltern-oppressed communities. This will be an ethical incentive for the present-day dalit movement in India and can bring greater democratisation to the education system.

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