Baburao Bagul

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Baburao Bagul (1930–2008) was born in the Nashik district of Maharashtra. A short-story writer, poet and essayist, he is regarded as a pioneer of modern Marathi and Dalit literature. He was among the leading lights of the radical Dalit Panthers group, together with Namdeo Dhasal and Arun Kamble. His best known works, in addition to Jevha Mi Jaat Chorli Hoti, are Maran Swasta Hot Ahe, Sud and Ambedkar Bharat.