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Dalits: Journals, Periodicals, & Reports

This is a resource guide about Dalits, the untouchable caste within Hinduism.

University Library Collection

The library collection has several print and electronic journals, periodicals, and reports containing Dalit information. Some of these journals and periodicals are currently in publication and other journals were in print in the early to mid-1900's.


Front page of "Harijan" journal which was founded by Gandhi. This looks similar to a newspaper and has a photo in the center of "Late Shri Mahadev Desai". This issue is dated August 23, 1942. Black and white image.

    Image from Wikimedia Commons.


Front cover of "Young India" which was written and edited by Gandhi. The image in this cover shows the South Asian subcontinent surrounded by "Young India". Dated January 1919. Text below image states the article titles "Indias Claim to Fiscal Autonomy", "Woman's Position in India", and "India Facing Familne"

Image retrieved from Wikimedia Commons.