ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Dalitness and the Idea of Brahmin

Engaging with Suraj Yengde’s book Caste Matters , an attempt has been made to negotiate with the notion of “Dalitness” and the idea of Brahmin, by problematising the relation between the discrete jatis and the political categories. Yengde’s thesis of “Brahmins against Brahminism” is analysed through the idea of Brahmin, which is intrinsically related to the practice of untouchability.
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