Jogendranath Mandal and the Politics of Dalit Recognition in Pakistan

@article{Asif2020JogendranathMA,
  title={Jogendranath Mandal and the Politics of Dalit Recognition in Pakistan},
  author={Ghazal Asif},
  journal={South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies},
  year={2020},
  volume={43},
  pages={119 - 135}
}
  • Ghazal Asif
  • Published 2020
  • Political Science
  • South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies
Abstract This essay examines some turns in the Pakistani political career of the Dalit leader Jogendranath Mandal between 1947 and 1950 when he resigned as a government minister and left the country. The imperatives of Dalit emancipation interacted with concerns about the position of minorities, thereby revealing the conditions by which difference became legible in the new state. In the creation of Pakistan, Mandal had seen a promise of furthering Dalit emancipation, but this vision could not… Expand
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