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Review of Dalit Movement in ndia and Its Leaders -1857-1956 Author -Ramchandra Kshirasagara ;
This is wonderful book in which the author tried to give glimpses of Early Ambedkarite Movement and Ambedkarite Movement . Many Native Non Brahmins who gave their lives were unnoticed as that tome Newspapers and other media sources have neglected details of Non Brahmin Native Movement Even Dr Ambedkar was not given due coverage in media , newspapers so the author must have taken lot of pain in collecting the material from Native people houses and door to door movement .
Native Non Brahmins were always fighting against Brahminism , Videshi Brahmins and Varn and caste system this is what we see from the account of this book .
We find that some of the Non Brahmin leaders from CP and Berar were demanding separate state as Mahavidarbha since 1930 and due to their demand British Government even passed resolution in 1938 unanimously for Vidarbha . Khandare , Raut , Meshram etc were some of the names of Native leaders from Vidarbha who were demanding better approach toward Vidarbha .
It is worth reading book and one should have this book in his collection .
Nv. D.D.Raut , President, NPP
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Definition
Untouchability, as its name indicates, is one of the dehumanizing aspects of India’s cast ridden Hindu society. M.K Gandhi defines the term as “a means of pollution by touch of certain
persons by reason of their birth in particular state of family.” To Dr. B.R Ambedkar it means, “the notion of defilement, pollution, contamination and ways and means of getting rid of that defilement. It is a case of permanent hereditary stain which nothing can cleanse.”
Origin of untouchability
Caste system divides Hindu society into four Varnas and later into thousands of caste sna d sub castes. Untouchability divides the Hindu society into two groups as touchables and untouchables. The caste system is based on Veda, Manusmriti and other religious scriptures whereas untouchability is based o traditional contempt of Buddhism, and continuation of beef eating. The caste system prescribes certain rules of internal behavior whereas untouchability is a matter of external behavior with the so-called lower castes.
The Laws of Manu in Manusmriti enumerates the criteria for untouchability. Impurity was imposed on the basis of the following factors .
• Birth
• Death
• Menstruation
• Territory
• Occupation
• Character
• Sex (women as impure)
• Physical unsoundness
• Mixed marriages
• Conversion
Theories behind the origin of untouchability
1. The Theory of Taboo
There is an interesting story behind the creation of the four Varnas in the Rig Veda which says Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaishya and Sudra were created by God from the mouth, arms, thighs and feet respectively. They were assigned different roles as doing pujas, ruling the country, doing business and servitude of the three. The untouchables were the avarnas. The hierarchy of the caste system considered the untouchables as profane. However fails to explain the origin of untouchability.
2. The Theory of Race and Occupation
This theory says untouchability originated with Aryan invasion. The untouchables were non- Aryan and non- Dravidian aboriginals. They were conquered and subjugated by the Dravidians first and later by the Aryans. The Aryans vanquished the non Aryans and reduced them to mere serfs and assigned to the menial or filthy occupations. However therei s no record that the vanquished became untouchables.
3. Multi Casual Theory
V.R Shinde gives five reasons for the origin untouchability.
i. Doing filthy occupation
ii. Independent entities vanquished by wars and became untouchables.
iii. Those who were Buddhist and non believers in God, superstitions and Vedas and did not accept the supremacy of Brahmanism were made untouchables.
iv. The tribals not living like civilians also came under this category.
v. Those who performed pratiloma marriages in contravention to Dharnma Sastra were banished as untouchables.
4. Broken Men Theory
According to Ambedkar, traditional community consisted of two groups namely the nomads and the settlers. Occasionally there were tribal wars mostly for food. In the intra- tribal wars the weaker community gets defeated. They were either killed, displaced or subjugated. The defeated community were allowed to lived there separately doing filthy and menial jobs or doing the watch and ward for the oppressors. Later they became untouchables.
Another reason was the contempt for Buddhism which the displaced community embraced and the habit of meat eating. On the other hand the village people accepted the supremacy of Brahmins. The untouchables, having lost their livelihood and nothing to eat, were forced to eat dead cows’ flesh and meat. The broken men continued meat eating even though they embraced Buddhism. Actually Buddhism stood for an egalitarian society. The Brahmins did not like this. So only to claim superiority over the broken people, the Brahmins did not follow meat eating.
In the course of time Buddhism came to a decline which started from the period of Pushyamitra and becomes virtually complete in the period when Shankaracharya lived, during AD 788 to 820
 

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Anti Indian forces brought the concept of upper,lower cast feelings and differences. Same forces used this wrong concept to damage and finally bury the Indian culture and Indian greatness. Britishers strategically made wrong interpretations to India’s great history and culture. With this they achieved their goal of developing negative feelings in Indians about Indian culture. Read --------------------------------1.Indians (Hindus) pray : Rama, Krishna, Lakshmi, Vishnu, Siva, Paravathi, Gamnesha, Saraswathi etc. Take any God/Goddes , they belong to either Shiva or Vishnu or Brahma family. Shiva / Vishnu / Brahma are called tri (theen) murthies.---------------------------------Brahma : Normally seen as Brahmin – Not eligible for worship , and we donot see temples for Brahma.---------------------------Vishnu : He has Dasa (10) avataharas. in his avatharas:
Rama killed Ravana and Kumbha Karna (These 2 are Brahmans).In 2 Avatharas Hiranyaksha and Hiranya Kasyapa are killed (These are Brahmans)
In all 10 avataras of Vishnu, we see heroism except in one avathar, Parasu Rama(Bhargava). Parasu rama, a brahmin and was lowered by lord Rama during Shiva Dhanurbhanga (marriage of Rama)
Most of the avatharas of Vishnu are to kill Brahmins.
Vibhishana and Hanuma are devotees of Rama. Vibhishana(Brahmin) left his kingdom, relatives and properties and worshipped Rama. Hanuma (stays in hills and forests like vanavasies and giri putra)also worshipped. Both are great devotees of Rama, but do we see temples for Vibhishna(a Brahmin)?-----------------------------The rishi for Gayatri Mantra is Vishwamitra is not Brahmin.----------------------------------Shiva : who resides at place of cremation and wears charma (skin) His dharma and profession is related to place of cremation or funeral. He is not Brahmin. But he is considered as Maha deva, and Parameswara (Supreme God).His wife Parvathi (amma) is daughter of Giri Raja, daughter of Mathangi (stays in hills and forests like vanavasies and giri putra )she is mother of all Gods and the Supreme. She has this respect (remember, she isnot Brahmin)------------------------------Take any God/Goddess, they belong to either Shiva or Vishnu or Brahma family. Brahma:not worshipped, Vishnu:Killed Brahmins, Shiva:the Supreme not a Brahmin--------------------------Where is castism in Hinduism? Unfortunately, the anti Indian Historians who wanted to spoil India and who are jelous about Indian great culture were not able to observe all above basic and basic facts. The same elements created north, south, upper, lower cast and Arya Dravida feelings ----------------------------These elements say one thing, In Indian culture (Mahabharatha) there is cast discriminationt and culture supports it. For that they say “Dronacharya did not teach to Ekalavya, because Ekalavya doesnot belong to upper caste and teaching to lower caste is against Indian culture”. The fact is , Drona charya is Raja Guru and supposed to teach for only for Kauravas and Pandavas ( like in Army School). They say, Drona asked for the thumb of Ekalavya, this represents the cast discrimination. Definitely Goddess Saraswathi is superior than Drona, if she supports this act of expecting thumb, then we can blame Indian Culture. She was against the act of Drona.----------------------------What happened to all these intellectuals? Where are these historians? Weren’t they able to understand the basic facts? Why they are blind here?If Ravana and other Rakshasas are not Brahmins, these people might have attacked hinduism in more ugly way. God saved Hinduism by creating Rakshasas as Brahmins.----------------------------Every dalit is form of Lord Shiva, they are the pillars of Hinduism. If this fact is promoted, the religious conversions will get stopped and Dalits will take lead on society-------------------------Some people do not want growth and noble life for Dalits, if Dalits have respectable independent life, they will not be the Vote Banks. They always try to supress Dalits to promote their conversions.
 

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