Saturday, September 30, 2006


An important online exhibition documenting the life, oppression and resistance of the Dalit people of India. "The word 'Dalit', in Sanskrit, means oppressed or downtrodden. In Marathi, the language first spoken by Dalit communities, it means 'broken to pieces'. The Dalits are communities of people in India that are regarded as being on the lowest rung of the Hindu caste ladder." Inspirational photos by Nishant Lalwani.

A brief over-view of the lives of the Dalit can be found on

More detailed information from the Dalit Foundation: