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Suno Brahman

Booklet: Suno Brahman (Listen Brahmans) (Poems)
Author: Malkhan Singh
Publication: Bodhisatya Prakashan, Kanpur
Edition: 2nd 1997; 1st 1996
Price: Rs. 10/-
Pages: 48

The booklet voices in poetic form various kinds of suffering of the outcastes in villages. Their slavery began from the day Brahmans were born. Brahmans reduced them to an object to be used and abused, laughed at and to be flagellated if they ever protested. Carrying urine and faeces on their shoulders, they are condemned to lead the life of slaves and to be burnt alive with their females and infants. Their suffering is a pleasure for others. Every village consists of Haris (lords) and jans (common man). Haris don’t allow jans to take water from the wells they own. In the post independence period plans made for them are a means of entertainment of upper caste officials. Slavery as it is will come to an end only when the Brahmans and Brahmanism are dead.


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