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Bhartiya Achamba (Wonders of India)

Booklet : Bhartiya Achamba (Wonders of India)
Authors : Umesh Kumar Advocate
Publisher : Samyak Prakashan, New Delhi,

Price : Rs. 50/- only
No. of Pages : 93

The booklet attempts at re-writing Indian history chronologicaly manner from dalit perspective. 600 B.C. was the period marked by nomadic way of life transformed into tribal mode by 3,500 B.C. in which females were socially dominant. Relationship among human beings gained momentum, and reciprocity among them led to birth of rural settlements around 2500 B.C. By 2000 B.C. Aryans had arrived in India and started their hegemonic practices over original inhabitants. New deities were invented and popularized before 700 B.C. Non-aryans were now completely subjugated. The decline of Aryans began from 500 B.C. onwards when Jainism and Buddhism were born, but after two hundred year i.e. 335 B.C. non Aryans had become passive recipients, and thus many communities were now came to exist under Aryan sovereignty. Decline of Buddhism began by 50 B.C. and again from 420 A.D. onwards Aryans succeeded in regaining their lost ascendancy. From 600-1800 A.D. Muslims established their rule and committed various atrocities on native females. This also was the period of consolidation of British rule in India. By 1856, conflicts among three cultures sprouted. Thus, Hindus, Muslims and British cultural clash was the dominant social current. In 1942 Ambedkar decided to embrace Buddhism. From 1950 A.D. onwards is the period marked by unequal distribution of resources among various castes in India. That’s why Dalit continue to suffer even today.


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