Author: Pothik Ghosh

Pothik Ghosh is part of the Marxist collective Radical Notes and is a member of the editorial team of its web-journal.
January 20, 2016 /

Rohith Vemula’s ‘suicide’ is not the desperate reaction of a despairing victim to casteist atrocities. For the same reason, and contrary to what many might imagine, Vemula’s ‘suicide’ has nothing to do with anomie-bred existential nihilism. Rather, it is an act of revolutionary affirmation