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I work as a conductor in the New York City subway. Recently I published a book Ants Among Elephants.

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Joined Twitter 9/2/17


@pa_ranjith #StandWithPaRanjith How backward are the current rulers when factual statements about a tenth centur… https://t.co/b2VWRgCUBp
6/13
2019
@another_patron What is this? @FaiyazAhmadFyzi Thanks. Very interesting.
6/12
2019
@ZulaQi @Abu3gaab1 For any immigrant, even African immigrant, becoming racist is a measure of assimilation into American society. @Dr_Asrat Sorry, xenophobia is not a correct response to racism. @SomNaderi @yashar Ha ha ha @DicksonOtieno Aa-ha! Yet she knows enough to cite her immigrant status for being “targeted”.Author loses book deal over an anti-worker tweet.This is staggering. On the one hand, as a transportation employee myself, I strongly condemn the woman’s tweet. On… https://t.co/qiAZdzKEVA
6/9
2019
The beauty is all of us working together. I made many friends from different cultures— biggest benefit of working i… https://t.co/73ahLRrLUrHere is a coworker on working in MTA: “They (MTA) ant to run it like a military. They can’t. They are dealing with civilians,”.Last Week is my 10th anniversary in MTA Still very much enamored. Thanks to the comaraderie, generosity, and grea… https://t.co/q5hr0Dx17f
6/7
2019
@KarthukAvjan @oatmeal615 @rumlolarum @5amle @hellowo1 @bastisheikh Sorry you had to see that. I guess I should ha… https://t.co/Xz2RykTIWW @robsubwayrider @kafemp @baconandpie @MTA @NYCTSubway As if MTA employees have anything to do with fare hikes. Ignorant woman. @zquin1 @NYCTSubway @baconandpie Woman has nothing else going in life, just needs to feel good about herself. @_bendingunit22 @baconandpie @MTA @NYCTSubway Exactly!
6/6
2019
Wow! https://t.co/uRHMqHkvKs @Cry4Help4me National Association for Advancemnt of Colored People. It is not a govt body. A voluntary org to fight for racial justice.
5/31
2019
पंडितजी- शूद्र को अधिकार ही नहीं है!! प्रश्न-चाहे कितना भी पढ़ ले?? पंडितजी- अरे उसको पढ़ने का ही अधिकार नहीं है!… https://t.co/cMzgHeTItV
Retweeted by Sujatha Gidla @AAPkaMangoMan Was that a journalist talking to kids? @aishasidd7 Thank you!! Would love to know what transpired in your discussion. @Anitutionalized I would. When the Bhotmange family was murdered, I assumed that some Dalit lawyers for legal matte… https://t.co/kscUt1FeYv @Anitutionalized @NoStance Latest casualty. 26 yo PG medical student driven to kill herself. And the best goes on. https://t.co/LUwQ73ynLT @NoStance @Anitutionalized If there is something on the scale of and of the same reputation as NAACP then you (I me… https://t.co/ahTKKsH7gL @Anitutionalized @NoStance Looks like there is. https://t.co/ttE1QyLMkD @Anitutionalized Shows the uselessness of so-called Dalit/OBC parties (BSP, etc.) as well as so-called Dalit activists. @Anitutionalized @NoStance Closest I can think of is EEOC. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission which handles ha… https://t.co/PH7qWgDG97Isn’t there something like NAACP in India for Dalits and tribals? Since I left India Dalit movement of middle class… https://t.co/fhWZlLG4M5
5/30
2019
This is what next five years will be. Instead of organizing massive rallies like the one he did in Una… https://t.co/KLAZn5SIWV
5/27
2019
@abhi3achilles @jigneshmevani80 And this is also why I was nauseated by the NY Times Opinion piece "Dalits Take Rev… https://t.co/XqK8AYQTMU @abhi3achilles @jigneshmevani80 standby while gau rakshaks kill dalits and muslims. It is dangerous to tell people… https://t.co/fTDhcWG0k3 @abhi3achilles @jigneshmevani80 I criticized Shehla for the same reason. While Kashmiris were fleeing in the afterm… https://t.co/6NzNBT61EA @abhi3achilles @jigneshmevani80 We are hoping for so little. Then I dont want to waste my time with supporting Mayawati. @abhi3achilles @jigneshmevani80 To credit Mayawati with doing something for dalits is to be satisfied with these sm… https://t.co/vJsXdtvBNm @abhi3achilles @jigneshmevani80 same goes for BSP and Mayawati. They are dalit voices too. What did dalits gain? Yo… https://t.co/Y3RLNmDG0H @abhi3achilles @jigneshmevani80 I meant (NOT the common way..) @Cry4Help4me That is precisely the reason there is more and more violence against them. @abhi3achilles @jigneshmevani80 thats the way it works. Even if JM, KK, SR do sincerely want to serve dalits, musli… https://t.co/V9PviPWoHj @abhi3achilles @jigneshmevani80 Whenever I criticize people in the milieu Kanhaiya Kumar or Shehla Rashid, it is no… https://t.co/qbe0FSWQ6e @abhi3achilles @jigneshmevani80 I know that what i am saying is the common way of seeing things and thinking things… https://t.co/JVTZTPmM0D @abhi3achilles @jigneshmevani80 What some of you see as dignified and courtesy, I see it as equivocation, and delib… https://t.co/yuBSw8SiRe @abhi3achilles @jigneshmevani80 and the other tweets you thought i did not read were also carefully chosen. "I just… https://t.co/0NVCaIrvYK @abhi3achilles @jigneshmevani80 Mevani chose his words carefully. The part about congratulation to Modi was designe… https://t.co/GtuRFYVRrv @abhi3achilles @jigneshmevani80 ...being beaten, women raped, children starving. People waited with bated breath fo… https://t.co/Iuixxx5DRu @abhi3achilles @jigneshmevani80 so, in my view 5 years have been wasted listening to the strong voices of intellect… https://t.co/fAQFatDnxi @abhi3achilles @jigneshmevani80 i knew that when the public intellectual of India were all campaigning for "any-one… https://t.co/ul4VnaUNut @abhi3achilles @jigneshmevani80 I have read the rest of the tweets. The reason to criticize him is not to put him d… https://t.co/L1DoGkL2ae
5/26
2019
But this is the kind of stuff the Indian guy in-charge of opinion at NY Times likes to publish because this is the… https://t.co/UmwRyZL4gSThis is NOT in retrospect. This ridiculous opinion piece in NY Times a few days ago. It is one thing to be Dalit p… https://t.co/BZoRGw0Gig @002immortal You came up with the “Cow is a biolo....”? Cool!!
5/25
2019
@sinjini_m @jigneshmevani80 If this is some sort of etiquette for parliamentary politicians to congratulate fascist… https://t.co/0kQ45J1qma
5/24
2019
Is this guy @jigneshmevani80 for real? Congrats Modi? This is not a sarcastic tweet because in the same breath he… https://t.co/gj42kbuhv0
5/23
2019
@h_tejas Urgh
5/21
2019
@FaiyazAhmadFyzi I can read Hindi but because of no practice it will take a bit of time to read. Nothing in English… https://t.co/sredF1yLvi @FaiyazAhmadFyzi , i wish there is a book about and by Pasmanda.
5/20
2019
Finished reading @Dongalasrikant1 @YashicaDutt @AlephBookCo Yes. Find out from @AlephBookCo or @YashicaDuttReceived this today Coming Out As Dalit by @YashicaDutt @AlephBookCo https://t.co/2B1TXZRXVX
5/19
2019
@sprabhat12 Would it be too cynical to ask how? What are their election promises and how do they plan to achieve? And I. What time frame?
5/18
2019
@gidla_sujatha I also grew up poor and in a small town :) But went to a convent school + parents insisted on the im… https://t.co/l8LscqZKsH
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5/17
2019
@gidla_sujatha at Adelaide Writers Week with Sohaila Abdulali and Preti Taneja Listen to podcast: Diaspora Dreamin… https://t.co/2Ek82MHY40
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5/14
2019
Our family definitely never tried to pretend to be upper caste, though. We couldn’t pass if we tried.https://t.co/HnNTjlCn8f @YashicaDutt ‘s interview echoes our own experience (except we were poor & small town & no English). People wanting… https://t.co/6iNTtBmUjC @Cry4Help4me Will let you know after watching @Cry4Help4me Will get in touch with her/them. Thanks.
5/12
2019
@FaiyazAhmadFyzi @MaroofAipmm @mp_kaushal Any books or articles you can recommend?
5/10
2019
@balajiiit480 Ask me
5/8
2019
Safai Karamchari protest demands: 1. Immediate reinstation of work 2. Permanent jobs for permanent work 3. Releas… https://t.co/OY7DFp9sVP
Retweeted by Sujatha GidlaThis is a book I made exception to “ don’t ask for endorsements please” policy. A timely and powerful argument for… https://t.co/u3rRPayrNf
5/7
2019
#Brexit ‘Remain’ is a racist thing masquerading as a noble thing. Just get over it.#Brexit Forget dark immigrants. Even European immigrant worker in Britain, if his contract ends then you have to ge… https://t.co/VhjNqh6Jap#Brexit Well, it’s a lie. This so-called free movement does not apply to black, brown, any non-white immigrants....2/n#Brexit Non-Europeans act like they have a huge stake in Britain remaining. This based on misunderstanding that EU… https://t.co/i0J4tBmT9pOne single world family would be way nobler than one European family.Sounds good. But why just Europe? How about extending this “No ‘them’ and ‘us’, we are all one” to Asia and Africa.… https://t.co/D6mftEkA7b
4/27
2019
@Nag_J1 I just ignore. @Nag_J1 Whoever added this got it from BBC India People write whatever they want, often inaccurate things. For ex,… https://t.co/NV8NcdyL6t @Nag_J1 I read it a long time ago. Is there something new?
4/24
2019
I humbly request writers and publishers not to ask me to endorse books because I am not good at that. I am serious(ly lacking)
4/14
2019
@narendramodi Modi says he is chowkidar but not for poor women, why?” https://t.co/qj8uEt0R0K @mkssindia @PUCLindiahttps://t.co/7Ah4XFzGU4
Retweeted by Sujatha Gidla'Movement Against Mass Failures' against the DU administration for its fraudulent evaluation in exams, exorbitant r… https://t.co/A8eN3edMcH
Retweeted by Sujatha Gidla @Nag_J1 Very nice, all three
4/5
2019
https://t.co/CZYMkzvdwo @another_patron I couldn’t find her on Facebook
3/31
2019
Indian Cultural Events In Hunslow https://t.co/B2hAu67Kyg June 23, 2019 https://t.co/uU4x57m6eH
3/30
2019
@another_patron ?
3/26
2019
@gidla_sujatha @dalitwomenfight @PUCLindia @kavisriv @mkssindia @IPS_Association https://t.co/4AN0aanTNr
Retweeted by Sujatha Gidla @azadessa @MiddleEastEye They will be branded anti-Semitic, like this group https://t.co/eknagVsCqy
3/25
2019
@theprimalplot Thank you Sáhara, for this article. Seeing news of unending goodness of Jacinda, and her eyebrows pe… https://t.co/B82EZIRPUv
3/24
2019
@Cry4Help4me Thank you, Aniket, hope you are having fun.
3/21
2019
@Nag_J1 Got it! Thanks. @Nag_J1 I can’t see the actual thread. It is hard to click on the small bit that is there. My click is taking me to… https://t.co/GV6g1yCaFP @Nag_J1 @alexvtunzelmann @WasHasNaz What is this?
3/13
2019
@alexvtunzelmann @WasHasNaz Where can I get a copy of this image? Fir a poster.
3/12
2019
Australian Broadcasting Corporation https://t.co/ROIWYgaaZK
3/9
2019
@cst2bicycle Thank you. I will respond soon, after reading.
3/8
2019
@ucantbcrius Hmm. I have to find it myselfI just came back from a 4-day trip to Australia. I only read about the extreme oppression of aboriginal people but… https://t.co/l9jz0kgEPw @BadBadams https://t.co/NYruxXhwT2
3/6
2019

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