Our Pasts - 3 (History)
How, When and Where
From Trade to Territory - the Company Establishes Power
Ruling the Countryside
Tribals, Dikus and the Vision of a Golden Age
When People Rebel - 1857 and After
Colonialism and the City - the Story of an Imperial Capital
Weavers, Iron Smelters and Factory Owners
Civilising the "Native", Educating the Nation
Women, Caste and Reform
The Changing World of Visual Arts
The Making of the National Movement: 1870s - 1947
India After Independence
Resources and Development (Geography)
Land, Soil, Water, Natural Vegetation and Wildlife Resources
Mineral and Power Resources
Social and Political Life - 3
The Indian Constitution
Why Do We Need a Parliament?
Understanding Our Criminal Justice System
Law and Social Justice
List two Fundamental Rights in the Constitution that Dalits can draw upon to insist that they be treated with dignity and as equals. Re-read the Fundamental Rights listed on page 14 to help you answer this question.
The poems and the song in this Unit allow you to see the range of ways in which individuals and communities express their opinions, their anger and their sorrow. In class, do the following two exercises:
(a) Bring to class a poem that discusses a social issue. Share this with your classmates. Work in small groups with two or more poems to discuss their meaning as well as what the poem is trying to communicate.
(b) Identify a marginalised community in your locality. Write a poem, or song, or draw a poster etc to express your feelings as a member of this community.