Chapter

<span class="smallCaps">Eight</span> Hearing Dalit Talk

Badri Narayan Tiwari

in The Making of the Dalit Public in North India

Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780198071877
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080724 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071877.003.0008
Eight Hearing Dalit Talk

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This chapter discusses the participation of the Dalit communities in Shahabpur village in the 2009 Parliamentary elections. It shows how Dalit politics works at the grassroots level in a north Indian village in the electoral sphere, and how the culture of democracy circulates at the margins of the village society.

Keywords: political participation; Dalit communities; parliamentary elections; democracy; village society

Chapter.  4641 words. 

Subjects: Indian Politics

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