Bhima Koregaon and the "Powers of the Other Shore"

Authors

  • Saroj Giri

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-073-05-2021-09_2

Keywords:

Ideology, History, Marxism, Movements

Abstract

In India, today, we are witness to the quiet rise of the figure of Mahar Sidnak, iconized and lionized as a warrior of the oppressed from the early nineteenth century. This is electrifying the anticaste struggle and energizing the militant youth, a source of inspiration as historical as it is mythical. Are material issues, or "real struggle," really so opposed to the question of the "mythical past"?

Published

2021-10-01

Issue

Section

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