My speech on Dharampal’s Beautiful tree

23 March 2016 I am going to speak today on Dharampal seminal work The Beautiful Tree – Indigenous Indian Education in the 18th century. Until he came out with this piece, the Macaulay’s system was being roundly criticized but without any substantive proof that it replaced a much better system. Dharampal, as far as I… Continue reading My speech on Dharampal’s Beautiful tree

Periyar EV Ramasamy — The Man Who Opposed Mahatma Gandhi’s Idea Of India

My article in the Outlook Magazine which has come out with a special issue on Gandhi and Dissent. https://www.outlookindia.com/magazine/story/india-news-periyar-ev-ramasamy-the-man-who-opposed-mahatma-gandhis-idea-of-india/302169 Periyar E.V. Rama­samy must easily be one of the most controversial political personalities of 20th-century India. A people’s man, he spent the last 50 years of his long life practically on the move, haranguing at street… Continue reading Periyar EV Ramasamy — The Man Who Opposed Mahatma Gandhi’s Idea Of India