Here, is the dilemma, how can one go for solidarity; with the less oppressed or the more oppressed? The solidarities have to be formed on some principles; these principles will be the basis for greater purpose of the solidarity of struggles. For example, the question of intersectionality; of class, women and gender is a very important question in any struggle. How can a struggle take all those questions together without losing the basis of its foundations or compromising with its principles?
Author: Asaf Ali Lone
Asaf Ali Lone has completed B.A. (Hons.) in Arabic from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and M.A. in Society and Culture from IIT Gandhinagar. He is currently an Urban Fellow at Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore.