question_answer1) List two Fundamental Rights in the Constitution that dalits can draw upon to insist that they be treated with dignity and as equals? Re-read the Fundamental Rights listed on page 14 to help you answer this question.View Answer play_arrow
question_answer2) Re-read the story of Rathnam as well as the provisions of the 1989 Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. Now list one reason why you think he used this lay to file a complaint.View Answer play_arrow
question_answer3) Why do Adivasis, including C.K. Janu, believe that Adivasiscan also use this 1989 Act to fight against dispossession? Is there anything specific in the provisions of the Act that allows her to believe this?View Answer play_arrow
question_answer4) The poems and the song in this Unit allow you to see the range of ways in which individuals and communities express their opinions, their anger and their sorrow. In class, do the following two exercises: (a) Bring to class a poem that discusses a social issue. Share this with your classmates. Work in small groups with two or more poems to discuss their meaning as well as what the poet is trying to communicates. (b) Identify a marginalised community in your locality. Write a poem or song or draw a poster etc. to express your feelings as a member of this community.View Answer play_arrow
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