Incarcerated on false grounds by the Indian state for more than five years, Dr. G.N. Saibaba has endured tremendous suffering. His principled stand in defence of the most marginalized and oppressed of India’s peoples has frightened the rulers of the land, venal fascistic rulers unable to silence this frail wheelchair-bound scholar. While in prison, and despite suffering untold indignities to his body and person as a result of blatantly cruel treatment, Dr. Saibaba has written many poems, and through these beautiful verses, we get small glimpses into his indomitable revolutionary spirit.
Friday, April 16, 2021