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"Jini laey moasi, sey kandi nah thia" – it is a Sindhi proverb meaning "You have died for them, but they won’t bother to attend your funeral".

This was exactly the story of Jogendra Nath Mandal, a dalit leader in Pakistan.

Details in the #Thread below.

#NeemBhimUnityBusted
His life & political career is an eye opener case study for those who talk about ‘Neem Bhim Ek Sath’ or Muslim-Dalit unity.

Jogendra Nath Mandal -
- born in 1904 in Namasudra community, in Barisal district (Bangladesh)
- very influential leader from dalit community
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- supported Muslim league in their demand for partition
- convinced dalit community of East Bengal (Sylhet)) to join Pakistan
- one of the leading founding fathers of Pakistan and served as country’s first minister of law & labour
- pioneer of so called ‘Muslim-Dalit Unity’
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