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THE REALITY OF BRAHMINS

The Present Reality of Brahmins in India

 

Brahmins, as Hinduism’s priestly and scholarly caste, have traditionally occupied a place of privilege in India.

Brahmins have been advisers to Maharajas, Mughals and military rulers. Under British rule, they served as administrators, a position they kept after Indian independence in 1947.

GIVE RESERVATIONS

Give reservation to Brahmins, AIADMK member asks Jayalalithaa

K. Ramasubramanian - iyer a senior representative of the AIADMK from Coimbatore, has appealed to party general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa to give 10 per cent reservation to Brahmins in education and employment.

Ramasubramanian is a convenor of Brahmin Youth Federation of India (BYFI) and, in a formal letter to Jayalalithaa, he made six requests.

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