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Important Announcement of Darnal Award

Important Announcement of Darnal Award

The Steering Committee of the Darnal Award for Social Justice has decided in its meeting on 22nd October 2016 to award the ‘International Darnal Award for Social Justice’ in an interval of two years, rather than annually. It will continue to be held on August 15th, the anniversary of Suvash Darnal’s tragic death. As the […]

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Caste discrimination stronger in Nepal

Caste discrimination stronger in Nepal

Sukhadeo Thorat, Professor Emeritus at Jawaharlal Nehru University since 2014, is the chairman of the Indian Council of Social Science Research. He also served as Director of Indian Institute of Dalit Studies. Republica’s Kamal Pariyar caught up with Thorat while he was in Kathmandu to participate in Darnal Award for Social Justice and other lectures. […]

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Harijan awarded for his fight for social justice: myrepublica.com

Harijan awarded for his fight for social justice: myrepublica.com

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: The First Darnal International Award for Social Justice was awarded to Raksha Ram Chamar (Harijan) from Madhesi Dalit community for his struggle to achieve education and justice for Dalits and other marginalized groups. The award established in memory of social activist Suvash Darnal is presented to individuals or organizations that have demonstrated […]

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कथा रक्षक रक्षारामको: nepalkhabar.com

कथा रक्षक रक्षारामको: nepalkhabar.com

भर्खर २८ वर्ष पुगेका रक्षाराम चमारले सोमबार ५ लाख रुपियाँसहित दर्नाल अवार्ड थापे। सामाजिक न्यायका पक्षमा निरन्तर खटिरहेका चमारको अन्तरकथा त्यत्तिकै प्रेरणादायी छ।  जिल्ला कपिलवस्तु। बाँसखोर वडा नं. ६, सानो कर्मा। नाम जस्तै सानो गाउँ, बढीमा ४० घर। एउटा घर ब्राह्मणको, अर्को एक घर कुर्मीको र तीन चार घर यादवहरुको र बाँकी सबै दलित समुदायको […]

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नेपालले दु:ख धेरै बेहोर्‍यो, अब अगाडि बढ्नुपर्छ : प्रा. ल्यारी डायमन्ड: कान्तिपुर दैनिक

नेपालले दु:ख धेरै बेहोर्‍यो, अब अगाडि बढ्नुपर्छ : प्रा. ल्यारी डायमन्ड: कान्तिपुर दैनिक

श्रावण ३२, २०७३- अमेरिकाको स्ट्यानफोर्ड विश्वविद्यालयका राजनीतिशास्त्री एवं हुभर इन्स्टिच्युसनका सिनियर फेलो ल्यारी डायमन्ड अहिले काठमाडौंमा छन् । ‘दर्नाल अवार्ड फर सोसल जस्टिस’ वितरण कार्यक्रमलाई सम्बोधन गर्न अन्य अमेरिकी प्राज्ञहरुसँगै आएका उनी लोकतान्त्रिक मूल्य-मान्यता र वैदेशिक मामिलाका क्षेत्रमा सघन ढंगबाट अध्ययन-अध्यापन गरेका प्राध्यापक मानिन्छन् । यिनै विषयको सेरोफेरोमा उनले आधा दर्जनभन्दा बढी पुस्तकहरु लेखेका छन् […]

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दर्नाल अवार्ड रक्षाराम चमारलाई: कान्तिपुर दैनिक

दर्नाल अवार्ड रक्षाराम चमारलाई: कान्तिपुर दैनिक

श्रावण ३१, २०७३- सामाजिक न्यायका क्षेत्रमा योगदान पुर्‍याएबापत सामाजिक अभियन्ता रक्षाराम चमार ‘सामाजिक न्यायका लागि अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय दर्नाल अवार्ड’ बाट सम्मानित भएका छन् । दलित अधिकार र विभेदरहित समाज स्थापनाका निम्ति लडेका सुभाष दर्नालको स्मृतिमा स्थापना गरिएको पुरस्कारको राशि ५ लाख रुपैयाँ रहेको छ । दर्नालको मृत्यु पाँच वर्षअघि अमेरिकामा सडक दुर्घटनामा परी भएको थियो । […]

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A consummate democracy activist: OPED by – CARL GERSHMAN

A consummate democracy activist: OPED by – CARL GERSHMAN

Aug 16, 2016- The sudden death of Suvash Darnal, at the age of 31 in 2011 produced an outpouring of shock and sorrow among the international democracy advocates he had befriended—unusual for someone who died so young and whose work had been confined to the relatively small and remote country of Nepal. While Suvash had […]

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Chamar receives Darnal Award : News Coverage by The Kathmandu Post

Chamar receives Darnal Award : News Coverage by The Kathmandu Post

Aug 16, 2016- Raksha Ram Chamar (Harijan) was awarded the first Darnal International Award for Social Justice on Monday for his endeavour to seek justice for Dalits and marginalised community. The award, established by Jagaran Media Centre and Sarita Pariyar Trust Fund in memory of late Suvash Darnal, who fought for social justice in the […]

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Raksha Ram’s Op-Ed from Kantipur (8/14)

Read the full op-ed by Raksha Ram in Kantipur here or download his article as a pdf. Currently the article is only available in Nepali.

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Politics of Dignity and Equity: Dalits in Nepal Photo Highlights

Here are a few photo highlights from this morning’s Politics of Dignity and Equity event at Tribhuvan University. Thanks to everyone that came out and made the event a success. We hope to see you tomorrow at the Darnal Award ceremony starting at 2pm. More details here.  

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Darnal Award Nominators (2016)

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