Deprived Communities in Higher Education: Issues of Equality and Social Justice
But even after sixty eight years of independence, the dream of members of these deprived communities remains incomplete. They are raising a voice for equality and social justice. This struggle many times observed as the struggle between haves and have-nots in Marxian terminology. These communities demanding for their fair participation in every fields of economy. They are also demanding for their participation in higher education for learners of their communities and faculties as well.
This paper is an attempt to study the status of the participation of children of deprived communities in higher education, faculty participation of deprived communities, government interventions to promote their participation, problems they are facing from inside and outside and suggestions to promote their participation.