The student outfits see ABVP as adversary, but they do not toe the line of the Left either.

Indian campuses are witnessing unusual caste flare-ups, highlighted by the suicide of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula in Hyderabad. 

On January 3, Dalit students of Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, celebrated their own version of Teachers’ Day to coincide with the birth anniversary of Savitribai Phule, a prominent social reformer who founded a girls’ school in Pune in the mid-19th century.

The students are members of the Dr. Ambedkar Students’ Front of India (DASFI), headed by Sanjay Bauddh, a student of Chinese language in the university, and the programme had discussions by Professors and Dalit thinkers. The organisa