July 30, 2021

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Namdeo Dhasal: His writing on human hardships baffled the world of literature

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Dhasal who was one of the founder members of Dalit Panthers, a militant movement inspired by the America’s Black Panthers movement: The Indian Express

dhasalThe firebrand Dalit leader and renowned poet Namdeo Dhasal (64), who had been battling colon cancer for some time, died early Wednesday morning at Bombay Hospital here. His last rites would be performed at Chaityabhoomi in Dadar on Thursday.

Senior political leaders of Maharashtra, including Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, paid rich tributes to Dhasal, who was one of the founder members of Dalit Panthers, a militant movement inspired by the America’s Black Panthers movement.

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