Marathi poetry

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Subuhi Jiwani
In this interview, Malika Amar Shaikh reminisces about her late husband and fellow poet, Namdeo Dhasal. She speaks about what first drew her to him, his poetry, his prose, his political party, Dalit Panthers, his poem on Indira Gandhi, and his alliance with the Shiv Sena. Despite his controversial…
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Subuhi Jiwani
  A shorthand for Namdeo Dhasal (February 15, 1949 – January 15, 2014) is that he was a Marathi poet and a Dalit activist-organiser. Another, which partly collapses these, is that he was a Marathi Dalit poet. A third, a fourth and a fifth: a poet of the poison-tipped pen; Maharashtra’s pre-eminent…
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