Vaibhav Wankhede

Vaibhav Wankhede is a writer based in Mumbai.

  • Ambedkar When Did Ambedkar Jayanti Start Getting the Rohit Shetty Treatment?

    I was born in a Dalit family, and Ambedkar Jayanti was nothing short of Diwali for us. April 14 was a day of music and quiet pride. Over the years, however, the day has transformed. It is no longer the underdog indie; it is now a big, gaudy Rohit Shetty film.

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  • Dalit I’m (da)Lit AF

    Growing up, my caste identity never mattered to me. It was only in the supposedly progressive workplaces of urban India that I became a Dalit.

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