Dr. Jagannatham Begari Profile

Dr. Jagannatham Begari

Coordinator & Assistant Professor,

Centre for Gandhian Thought and Peace Studies,

School of Social Sciences,

Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, INDIA

Educational Qualification: M.A. PGDHR., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Centre: Centre for Gandhian Thought and Peace Studies

School: Social Sciences

Email: jaganmss[@]cug.ac.in

Other Educational Qualifications:

Name of the degree

Year of Passing

University/Institute

Doctor of Philosophy

(Political Science)

2011

University of Hyderabad

Master of Philosophy

(Political Science)

2005

University of Hyderabad

M.A (Political Science)

2004

University of Hyderabad

PGDHR (Post Graduate Diploma in Human Rights)

2007

University of Hyderabad

B.A. (HEP)#

# History, Economics and Political Science

2001

Osmania University

SSC

1994

School of Secondary Education Board

Achievements

  • NET-UGC in Political Science in the year of 2006 June
  • NET UGC in Human Rights and Duties in 2006 December.
  • Ph.D on “Politics of Participation and Human Rights: Telangana Peoples Movements: Territorial and Democratic Rights
  • M.Phil. on “Democracy and Human Rights: Forms of Protests- A case Study of Protests in Hyderabad City”.
  • Monograph on “Contract Labour and Human Rights: A Case Study of Patancheru” submitted to the Centre for Distance Education, University of Hyderabad as a requirement for the award of P.G. Diploma in Human Rights.

Fellowship

  • Awarded Junior Research Fellowship-UGC-RFSM (Research Fellowships in Humanities and Social Sciences for Meritorious Students)

Teaching and Research Experience:

  • Research Assistant, Human Rights Programme (UPE), Department of Political Science, University of Hyderabad from December 01, 2004- March 2006 in the Human Rights Programme, University of Hyderabad.
  • Actively involved in organizing of the National seminar Human Rights in the Era of Globalization organized by Human Rights Programme, Dept. of Political Science, University of Hyderabad on 3-4 November 2006.
  • Participated in 100 percentage of literacy programme in Serilingam Pally Municipality, organized by the University of Hyderabad, 2005.
  • Research Assistant, Centre for Human Rights, University of Hyderabad
  • Tutor, PGDHR, Centre for Distance Education, University of Hyderabad.
  • Academic Consultant, Dept. of Political Science, Palamuru University, Mahaboob Nagar, Telangana state
  • Assistant Professor, Centre for the studies in Society and Development, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, from Sept. 2011 to till December 2012.

Research Papers Presented (national):

  • Presented a paper on ‘the Dalit Assertion in Telangana’ at the National Seminar on “Human Rights in the Era of Globalization” at University of Hyderabad from 3 - 4th November 2006.
  • (with G. Sudarshanam) Presented a paper on “Science, Technology and its Impact on New Politics of Participatory Democracy” at the National Seminar on ‘Science, Technology and Development’ organized by the ‘Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad at Hyderabad from November 23-24, 2006.
  • Presented a paper on “Democracy and Human Rights: Values and Reality’’ at the National Seminar on organized by Department of Department of Political Science, Sri Venkateshwara University, Tirupathi, 3-4 December 2006.
  • Presented a paper on “Mahatma Jyotirao Phule’s Contribution towards Reconstruction of Indian Society” organized by Department of Sociology, Kakatiya University, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh, January 30-31 January 2006.
  • Presented a Paper on “Bonded Labour and Education: The Question of Human Rights” National seminar organized by the Centre for Social Empowerment, theme of the seminar is ‘Education and Empowerment’ Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad on 5-6 July 2007.
  • Presented a paper on “Dalits in the Era of Globalization” in the National Seminar organized by Centre for Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Studies, Mangalore University, Mangalore on 22-23 February 2007.
  • Paper presented National seminar on Peoples Movements’. Title of my paper “New Politics Inclusive Democracy and Human Rights: Telangana Movement and the question of Rights”, organizing by XXXI Indian Social Science Congress, organized the Indian Social Science Congress, at Mumbai on December 27-31 20007.
  • Paper presented on ‘ Dalit Movement for Emancipation in Telangana: An Overview organized by the Centre for Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, University of Hyderabad on 6th August 2009.
  • Paper presented on Universal Values with reference to dalit movement in India’ in the National seminar on “Dalits and Minorities”, organized by the Centre for Human Rights, University of Hyderabad on 20-21 February 2010.
  • Paper presented in the national seminar “ Dr. Ambedkar’s Perspective of Equality and its relevance in the era of globalization. My paper is on “Exclusion of Women: From Theory and Practice- Human Rights Perspective, CSSEIP, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, 29-30 November, 2011.
  • Participated in the national seminar on “globalization and social movements in the case of Karnataka, 25-26 March 2011, at National Law School of India, Bangalore.
  • Participated in the national seminar on “Human Rights defenders in India” organized by the Centre for Human Rights, University of Hyderabad, on 15-16 March 2011, at Hyderabad.
  • Presented a paper in the national seminar “Mapping the Voices of Margins in Telangana Movement and the Contribution of Literature and Songs from the Subalterns: A Question of Democratic Statehood”, held on 13-14 April 2017 at Department of English, P.G. College, Secunderabad.
  • Presented a paper on ‘Mapping the Vitality of Education and the Significance of Common School Education in Modern India’, at the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Baroda, on 6- 7, March, 2017.
  • Presented a paper on ‘Mapping Human Rights Education: It’s Impact on Subalterns in India” held on 24-25 February 2017, at Department of Political Science, University of Hyderabad.
  • Presented a paper “Electoral Politics in Gujarat State: Trends and Challenges in the National seminar on Electoral Reforms in India: Challenges, held on 03rd January 2018
  • Presented a paper “M.K. Gandhi: Modernity and Development”, in the national seminar “”Gandhi Today”, on 30th January 2018, at Department of Political Science, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
  • Presented a paper “ Telangana Diaspora and Their Role Towards Telangana Statehood Movement, Centre for Diaspora Studies, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, 21-23 February 2018

International Conference:

  • Paper “Consciousness of Dalits in the Telangana and Impact on Human Rights” presented in the International Conference on “Ethnographic Discourse of the Other” organized by School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Hyderabad, on 3-5 July, 2007
  • Papers presented on ‘Human Rights Implications of Dalit Assertion in India’ in the International Conference on ‘Resistances, Transformations and Futures’ organized by the Law and Society Association, USA at Berlin, German, on 24-28 July, 2007.
  • Paper Presented in the International Conference on “Mahatma Jyotirao Phule: Relevance of his contribution towards the Classless Society organized by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), “Social Development, Social Movement and Marginalized: Perspectives and Perceptions”. Theme of the conference “Social Development, Social Movement and Marginalized: Perspectives and Perceptions”, New Delhi- 16-19 February 2008.
  • Participated as a delegate in the International Conference on ‘Democracy in the Era of Globalization’ organized by the Department of Political Science, University and Derkin University, Australia.
  • Paper presented in the international conference on “The Smaller States Demand in India: Democratic Versus Territorial” organized by the Law and Society Association, USA. Theme the Conference ‘Law and Inequality in the 21st century’ at Denver, Colorado, USA, held on 28-31 May 2009.
  • Paper on “Separate Telangana Movement: The Demand for Statehood and the Question of Democratic Rights” has been accepted for the International Conference organizing by The International Institute of Sociology (IIS), the 40th IIS World Congress, 16-19 February, 2011 at New Delhi, collaboration with Centre for the Studies of Developing Societies, New Delhi and Swedish Collegium for Advanced Studies (CSAS), Uppsala.
  • Delivered an Extension lecture “Human Rights Movement in India: Trends and Challenges” at Medak Government Degree College, Andhra Pradesh, 4th January, 2013.
  • A paper “The Role of Movements and Opinion-Makers in Deepening Democracy: A Critical Appraisal’ in the world Congress “ Evolving Humanity, Emerging Worlds” organized by IUAES, at University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, 5th August, 2013.
  • A paper “The Role of subalterns in Telangana Movement’ in the world Congress “Evolving Humanity, Emerging Worlds” organized by IUAES, at University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, 5th August, 2013.
  • Participated & presented a paper in the ICSSR Natonal Conference on Human Rights in India: Dalits, Tribals and Minorities, on 21-22 November 2014, organized by Gandhian Thought & Peace Studies, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
  • Presented A Paper OnState, Society and Human Rights: Spheres of Violence Against Dalits In India” in the Natonal Conference on Human Rights in India: Dalits, Tribals and Minorities, on 21-22 November 2014, , organized by Gandhian Thought & Peace Studies, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
  • Speaker/Resource Person, International seminar on Reclaiming Social Justice: Revisiting Ambedkar”, organized by the Government of Karnataka in Bengaluru, Karnataka from the 21st - 23rd July, 2017.

Chair/Resource person

  • Chaired the session ‘Caste and Indian Society: Rights Perspective’ in the National Conference on Human Rights in India: Dalits, Tribals and Minorities, 21-22 November 2014, organized by Gandhian Thought & Peace Studies, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
  • Resource Person: International seminar on ‘Dr B R Ambedkar's Perspective on the state-society and economy: Revisiting his Vision and Mission’. Held on February 22 – 23, 2017.
  • “Relevance of Champaran Satyagraha in the Era of Modern State” in ‘Debating Satyagraha: Hundred Years of Champaran Satyagraha’, Centre for Gandhian Thought and Peace Studies, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar: April 20, 2017
  • “Mapping the Voices of Margins in Telangana Movement and the Contribution of Literature and Songs from the Subalterns: A Question of Democratic Statehood”, held on at Presented a paper on ‘, at, Department of English, P.G. College, Osmania University, Hyderabad , on 13-14 April 2017
  • Paper presented on ‘Interrogating the Empowerment of Muslim Minorities in Modern India: A Study of the Development of Muslims in Telangana State’, at Department of Political Science, University of Hyderabad, Gachibouli, Hyderabad, on 5-6 September 2017

Special Lectures

  • Special Lecture on “Indian Democracy and Human Rights trends and challenges, Tara Post Graduate College, Sangareddy, Telangana state Dalit Movements and Democratisation in India, Organised by Government Degree College, Zaheerabad, Sangareddy District, Telangana , on 7th September 2017.

Seminars Organised

  1. Convenor, ICSSR National Seminar “Human Rights in India: Dalits, Tribals and Minorities, held on 21-22 November 2013.
  2. Convenor, ICSSR International Seminar on “Philosophy of B.R. Ambedkar in Contemporary Period”, held on 16th March to 18th March 2016.
  3. Convenor, National Seminar, Debating Satyagraha: Hundred Years of Champaran Satyagraha, held on 20th April 2017.

Workshops attended

  1. Delivered a lecture “Qualitative Research methods in Social Sciences” in A Ten Day Research Methodology course for research scholars, organised by the Centre for Studies in Social Development, sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi from 03rd to 12th August 2015.
  2. A two-days research workshop on development of scheduled castes in Madhya Pradesh, held on 10-11 June 2016.
  3. Two-day Workshop on Micro Planning for Community Engagement & Social Responsibility organised by Central University of Gujarat, in collaboration with national Council of Rural institutions (N.C.R.I), held on 4th April, 2017.

Publications:

    Book:
  1. Interrogating democracy and Human Rights: Telangana People’s Movement, Rawat Publications, Jaipur, 2014.
  2. Edited Book:
  3. Mapping Human Rights and Subalterns in Modern India, Kalpaz Publications, New Delhi, 2016.

Articles in journals

  • Terrorism and Human Rights: Indian Experience with Repressive Laws, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XLIV, July 11 2009 (with G. Haragopal)
  • Politics of Participatory Democracy: A case study of protests in Hyderabad city, Indian Journal of Human Rights, Vol.9, No. 1&2, Dec-2005.
  • Mahatma Jyothirao Phule: A Revolutionary Social Reformer, Indian Journal of Political Science, Vol. LXXI, No.2, April-June 2010.
  • Education and Its Impact on Dalit Assertions in Andhra Pradesh, Sangarsh e-journal of Dalit literary Struggle, July- Sept, Vol.1,2012.

Articles in edited books

  • The Human Rights Implications of Dalit self-assertion in India (edit) Rila Mukarjee, Locality, History, Memory: The Making of the Citizen in South Asia, Cambridge Scholars publications, 2009, UK.
  • Bonded Labour and Education: The Question of Human Rights, (edit) Chakrapani, Ghanta, Education and Social Empowerment in India, Milind Publications, New Delhi, 2008.
  • Indian Democracy: Values and Reality, (in edit) B.V. Muralidhar and Jaya Kumar, ‘Dynamics of Change and Continuity in the Era of Globalization’ Sun Rise Publications, New Delhi, 2009.
  • ‘Dalit Movement in Gujarat: The Response of the State and Dominant Caste’, (in edit) (“Mapping Human Rights and Subalterns in Modern India”, Kalpaz Publications, New Delhi, 2016. (with Rajesh Lakum)

Research Project (ongoing)

  1. ICSSR Major Research Project on “Formal and Substantive Democracy: A Study of New Telangana State - Public Policy and People’s Aspirations (ongoing)

Supervision of MPhil Scholars: Name of the scholar and Title of the Dissertation

  1. Rajesh Lakum (2012) Assertions of Dalits in Gujarat: Response of the State and Society (awarded)
  2. Chittaranjan Mishra, (2013) Development and Displacement- A Question of Human Rights: A Case Study of POSCO Project (awarded)
  3. Deepesh Nandan (2013) The Emergence of Bahujan Samaj Party: Debating the Socio Economic and Political Rights of Dalit-Bahujans in Uttar Pradesh (awarded)
  4. Priyanka Singh (2015) Modernisation of Madrasas in Uttar Pradesh (Awarded)
  5. Mangala Yashwant Tayade (2014) Jyotirao Phule and His Contribution Towards Women’s Emancipation (awarded)
  6. Birendri (2014) Violence Against Women: A Case Study of Bijnur District of Uttar Pradesh (Awarded)
  7. Akash Rawat, Implementation of OBC Reservations: Study of Banaras Hindu University
  8. Dynoba Sadu Sontakke (2015), Peasants Movement in Marathwada Region of Maharashtra State (submitted)
  9. Jyoti, (2016) Education and Its Impact on Women: The Perspective of B.R. Ambedkar and M.K. Gandhi
  10. Priyanka Masant (2018), Women Trafficking in India: Study of Women Trafficking in Odisha state

Supervising 8 Ph.D. students

  1. Mangala Yashwant Tayade, B.R. Ambedkar’s Buddhist Conversion: A Critical Study of Neo-Buddhists in Maharashtra
  2. Birendri, Education and Slum Girls in India: A Study of Lucknow City
  3. Akash Rawat, Caste Discourse in Subaltern Studies: A Critical Study
  4. Dynoba Sadu Sontakke (2015), Bhim Jayanti Celebrations in Maharashtra State
  5. Jyoti, Women and Higher Education : Exclusion of Women
  6. Hawaldar Bharati
  7. Vijay Mishra, Movements and Social Change: A Study of Ekta Praishad

Orientation Programme/Workshop

  1. Orientation Programme and workshop • Attended 87th Orientation Course from May 5-June 11, 2014, Conducted by Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad •
  2. Attended 7 day workshop on Microsoft faculty empowerment training Programme from 8- 14th September 2015.
  3. Attended the Refresher Course from 18th August 2016 to 8th September, at MHRD-HRD, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad.
  4. Attended Micro Planning for Community Engagement & Social Responsibility on 4-5 April, 2017, organised by Central University of Gujarat, in collaboration with NCRI, Government of India.

Administrative Responsibilities in the University

  1. Coordinator (2015 December till 2017 December), Centre for Studies and Research in Gandhian Thought and Peace Studies, SSS.
  2. Member, Centre Board of Studies, Centre for Gandhian Thought and Peace Studies, Central University of Gujarat
  3. Convenor, Remedial Coaching Cell, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar (from 2017—till the further orders)
  4. Member, School Board of Studies, School of Social Sciences, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar (2017-19)
  5. Member, Centre Board of Studies, Centre for Gandhian Thought and Peace Studies, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar (2017-19)
  6. Member, CASR (Committee for Advanced Studies and Research), School of Social Sciences, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar (2017-2019)
  7. Member, School Board of Studies, School of Social Sciences, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar (2017-2019)
  8. Member, Centre Board of Studies, CGTPS, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar (2017-2019)
  9. Member, Earn While Learn Scheme, Central University of Gujarat
  10. Coordinator, proposed M.Ed. Education (2013)
  11. Member, Purchase Committee 2013-14
  12. Coordinator (for one Semester), Centre for Gandhian Thought & Peace Studies (July- December 2013)
  13. Member, Library Verification Committee- 2013-14
  14. Convenor, Faculty Advisory Committee for Annual Day Celebrations-2014
  15. Member, Faculty Advisory Committee for Annual Day Celebrations-2015
  16. Convenor, Remedial Coaching Cell, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar (2014-2017)
  17. Warden Administrator (2011- 2013 January)
  18. In charge Chief Warden, CUG, Gandhinagar- 2012 (for one month)
  19. Member, the committee to organise the International Conference on Debating Hind Swaraj, constituted by the Central university of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, held 0ctober 3-4 2015.
  20. Convenor, Committee of 125th B. R. Ambedkar’s Birth Anniversary Celebrations, CUG, Gandhinagar
  21. Member, Competitive Examinations, 2015, CUG.
  22. Member, UGC Minimum Qualifications for M.Phil. and Ph.D. Admissions
  23. Member, Admission Committee, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar
  24. Member, IQAC, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar (2017-2019)
  25. Member, Discipline Committee, Annual Day Celebrations, 2016-17, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar