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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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