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Baburao Bagul (Devanagari: बाबुराव बागूल) (1930 - 2008) was a Marathi writer from Maharashtra, India; a pioneering of Dalit literature in Marathi and an important figure in the Indian short storyduring late 20th century, when it experienced a radical departure from the past, with the advent of Dalit writers such as him [1][2][3].
He most known for his works such as, "Jevha Mi Jaat Chorli"(1963), " Maran Swasta Hot Ahe" (1969), "Dalit Sahitya Ajache Kranti Vigyan", "Sud" (1970), and "Ambedkar Bharat" [4].

|Contents |
| [hide] ||1 Biography |
|2 Works |
|3 Translation |
|4 Further reading |
|5 References |
|6 External links|


Baburao Ramaji Bagul was born in Nashik in 1930. After high school education, he did various manual jobs until 1968. While doing so, he published several stories in magazines,which started getting attention from Marathi readers. Eventually in 1963, came his first collection of stories, Jevha Mi Jat Chorali (जेव्हा मी जात चोरली) (When I had Concealed My Caste), it createda stir in Marathi literature with its passionate depiction of a crude society and thus brought in new momentum to Dalit literature in Marathi; today it is seen by many critics as the epic of theDalits, and was later made into a film by actor-director Vinay Apte. [1][5].

He followed it up with a collection of Dalit poems, Akar (Shape) (1967), which gave immediate visibility, but it was hissecond collection of short stories Maran Swasta Hot Ahe (Death is Getting Cheaper) (1969), which cemented his position as an important Dalit voice of his generation. The collection is now considered animportant landmark in Dalit writing in India and in 1970 he was awarded the 'Harinarayan Apte Award' by the Government of Maharashtra [1][2][6].

After 1968, he became a full-time writer of...