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BRAHMINS IN POLITICAL FORMIDABLE

Political Eclipse of Once Formidable Brahmins

 

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.

STOP BRAHMINS HATING

Please stop Brahmin bashing!!- Courtesy: Uday Lal Pai

 

Those who historically murdered, looted, raped and pillaged and destroyed are today forgiven in modern India in the name of forgetting the past. What’s more those who destroyed our cultural heritage are provided with all luxuries and comforts in India. But Brahmins who historically gave their lives for the sake of dharma and the welfare of the society are persecuted in modern India for their falsely alleged sins of the past.

DIFFICULT TO BE BRAHMINS

How difficult is the life of a brahmana? – article by Mr Ramanathan - iyer

 

  On reading this article, one would know how it was impossible for a Brahmin to suppress others in the ways that are told by everyone from evangelists (St Thomas myth) to Dravidian thinkers and movie makers. The kind of Brahmins explained in this article did exist until a century ago, but today they are an endangered people. 

 

BRAHMINS UNITY PRIDE

'Brahmin pride' brings Congress and BJP leaders together - courtesy -  mail today

The caste-based quota system seems to be polarising not only the society but also the political class. 

Several top Brahmin leaders of the Congress and the BJP shared a common platform in Jaipur on Sunday and highlighted the "helplessness" of the upper castes, while advocating reservation on economic basis. 

IS BRAHMINS DALITS ?

Are Brahmins today’s Dalits in India - courteasy  hindustan times 

At a time when nearly all political parties are vying with each other to please Dalits or other backward classes advocating reservations for them, ignoring the Brahmins, French Journalist Francois Gautier, having spent nearly two decades in India, finds it a prejudiced trend based on misconceptions.   

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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