Political democracy cannot last unless there lies at the base of it social democracy. What does social democracy mean? It means a way of life which recognizes liberty, equality and fraternity as the principles of life.
Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar

Jignesh Mevani interview: ‘I am beyond caste, Dalits must be too… Youth see me more as youth leader now’

Feb 19, 2019

What do you think of your alma mater, Ahmedabad-based Shri H K Arts College, cancelling a festival to be attended by you as chief guest following alleged pressure from BJP student leaders?...

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'Ambedkarites and the Left should come together'

Feb 02, 2018

I told you, I am on record on this. But these recent initiatives that you have taken are focussed on Dalit discrimination and employment issues...

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From Dalit activist to Gujarat MLA: Tracking Jignesh Mevani's journey

Jan 20, 2018

Jignesh Mevani, the firebrand lawyer-activist, has been a relentless champion of Dalit rights. He plunged into electoral politics and emerged victorious. Will he be able to make a successful transition from activist to legislator?..

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गुजरात के बाद देशभर में दलित चेहरा बनने में जुटे मेवानी, दिल्ली पहुंच पीएम से दो-दो हाथ का ऐलान

Jan 05, 2018

गुजरात विधानसभा का चुनाव जीतने के बाद जिग्रेश मेवानी अब दलित राजनीति को लेकर देश का चेहरा बनने में जुट गए हैं। पुणे के कोरेगांव मामले से महाराष्ट्र की राजनीति गर्माने के बाद मेवानी शुक्रवार को सीधे दिल्ली पहुंचे।...

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Gujarat 2017: The Meaning of Jignesh Mevani

Dec 18, 2017

This is a moment full of possibility for the articulation of a Dalit-Bahujan oriented left-wing politics – not just in Gujarat but elsewhere in the country...

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Jignesh Mevani Interview: 'Fascism Is Fascism. It Will Ruin Our Country If We Stay Silent Any Longer'

Dec 17, 2017

VADGAM, Gujarat -- As far as "youthquakes" go, it is no exaggeration to say that Gujarat has witnessed one in the form of Jignesh Mevani, Hardik Patel and Alpesh Thakor -- three young leaders who have given the Bharatiya Janata Party its toughest electoral fight since the Hindu nationalist party came to power in the state in 1995...

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Who is Jignesh Mevani?

Nov 27, 2017

In a recent development, Vignesh Mevani has announced that he will be contesting as an independent candidate from Banaskantha’s Vadgam for the 2017 Gujarat assembly elections 2017...

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Interview with Jignesh Mewani

Oct 29, 2017

Of the three young men who have galvanised Gujarat, ahead of the Assembly elections there, Dalit lawyer and activist Jignesh Mewani is perhaps the most articulate...

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The New, Young Avatar of Gujarat’s Caste Politics VS Modi's BJP

Aug 23, 2016

In December 2010, the Arab Spring set in motion a series of youth movements across the world led by 'millennials', and the fire seems to have spread to India...

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Jignesh Mevani: An introduction to the brilliant face of the Gujarat Dalit agitation

Aug 15, 2016

Natural and inevitable as it may sound, the comparison is odd nonetheless. Despite the vice-like grip of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the deep slumber of the Congress, three individuals have lately emerged in Gujarat to shoulder the mantle of leadership: Hardik Patel, Alpesh Thakor and Jignesh Mevani...

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A Conversation With Jignesh Mevani, a Dalit Activist and Leader of the Uprising in Una

Aug 07, 2016

In mid July 2016, a video surfaced of an incident in Una town in Gujarat where a mob beat up four Dalit youths for picking up a cow carcass, and then paraded the young men around town, hitting them in view of the residents...

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Jignesh Mevani

Jignesh Mevani is a Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) in Gujarat. Contesting as an independent candidate from Vadgam constituency with support from the Congress, Mevani was the Dalit face of Rahul Gandhi’s challenge to BJP in the Gujarat Assembly elections 2017...

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