Punjab Research Group

Dalit Chetna : Sarot te Saruup by Ronki Ram

Posted in New Publications by Pippa on May 8, 2010

Ronki Ram’s Dalit Chetna : Sarot te Saruup (Dalit Consciousness: Sources and Form) in Punjabi is out. This book is a detailed account of how Dalit consciousness emerged in Punjab, what turns it has taken over the last nine decades since the beginning of glorious Ad Dharm movement led by Babu Mangu Ram Mugowal and the rise of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar movement in Punjab spearheaded by Seth Kishan Dass of Bootan Mandi. The Book also provides an exhaustive account of some of the pioneer Dalit poets, prose writers and Dalit autobiographies as well as activists. Dalit Deras and the question of emerging Dalit identity figures prominantly in this field study based book in Punjabi.

The book is published by Lokgeet Parkashan, S.C.O. 26-27, Sector 34 A, Chandigarh-160022 (India) Ph. +911725077427, 5077428 e-mail and is very reasonably priced Rs. 200. Total Pages: 264.

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  1. savita gautam said, on February 22, 2011 at 4:30 pm

    very nice you write about the chetna. baba sahab is a sun who give energy and
    light for every body in india.

    • Ronki said, on May 29, 2012 at 11:06 am

      It is true, Savita, that he (Baba sahib) tried to do his best to provide a respectable space to the downtrodden in the otherwise highly inegalitarian social system.

  2. bhola ojha said, on June 5, 2011 at 9:48 am

    i am going to write M Phil Thesis in Dalit Chetana so if you have any plase send me.i hope you help me . thanks

    • Ronki said, on May 29, 2012 at 11:07 am

      Sorry for the much delayed response. Have you completed the thesis?

  3. Rajkumar said, on May 1, 2012 at 9:48 am

    Nice Sir……… congratulate sir .

  4. Ravi Saxena said, on December 14, 2012 at 5:48 am

    Really, its a unique writing , a must read for understanding ‘dalit’ politics and poetics……..its being in punjabi, is a greater contribution… why are we hesitant to our languages….thanks sir !!

    Ravi Saxena


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