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  • Symbolism In Bhimayana

    They are shown to react and respond to the events projected in the work, overtaking these natural abilities from the world of humans. In Bhimayana, we find two cows witnessing tears spilled by the earth-mover with which a dalit man was killed (46); a peacock spreading its plumes when the villagers are elated at Ambedkar’s acceptance of their proposal (79), and a thirsty Ambedkar is shown with a fish in his stomach (19). The study of symbolism in Bhimayana requires a more…

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  • Differences Between Gandhi And Ambedkar

    Gandhi and Ambedkar both of them were prominent figures of Indian freedom struggle as well as nation building. Both of them wanted to build an India not only free from colonial exploitation, but also free from political, economic and social discrimination. Although they had similarities, they also had many dissimilarities and differences between their views on socio- economic- political freedom and state building of India. As a mass leader, Gandhi was more concerned about all the people of India…

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  • The Caste System

    The caste system in India is a system that segregates people into a hierarchy of social classes, namely Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaisyas, Sudras and Dalit, based on family lineage and occupations. Even though the caste system dates way back in the ancient Hindu life but it was only formalized under the British colonial rule. Since then, the rigid caste system, which restricts social mobility for the lower castes and the Untouchables, has been internationally criticized for being oppressive and…

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  • Ethnic Inequality In Malaysia Case Study

    Ethnic Inequalities within Malaysia & in Comparison to India Background Malaysia: Malaysia is a multiracial country in Southeastern Asia that contains many ethnic groups within the country. Some of them are Malays, Chinese, Indians and indigenous Bumpitura groups. Malays are 51% of the population, Chinese are 22%, Indians are 6.7% and the Indigenous Bumipitura groups populate 11.8%. The remaining percentage is for other groups which account for 0.7% and non-citizens account for 8.2% of Malaysia…

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  • Realism In Caste Interaction In Premchand's Law.

    consequences and a sense of determination entered Hindi fiction. He wrote in contrary of social injustice as well hypocrisy and also against the ill treatment that is expectedly meted out to the people belonging to the lower castes, especially the Dalits, in the rural areas. His novels like Gahan,, Seva-Sadan, , Rang Bhoomi, Premashram, Nirmala but of all Godan specifically declares and testify to his commitment to the common man and to the presentation of the lifelike image of his many…

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  • Sociological Analysis Of Poverty Essay

    exclusion. If one were to define caste-based slavery, it is likely to be defined as, “a form of bondage based on work and descent, which is carried on for generations by members of the same occupational caste. In South Asia this form of slavery affects Dalits or Scheduled Castes as a social group, and is closely linked to religious, cultural, and caste-based social relationships, as well as skewed land-ownership…

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  • Human Trafficking Vs Modern Slavery

    “You may choose to look the other way but you can never say again that you did not know.” So said William Wilberforce, a British politician whose principal platform was the abolition of slavery. This quote is a perfect illustration of the modern view of human trafficking, because many people know it happens, but do nothing about it. We like to turn our heads and pretend like nothing is happening to people, when in reality their lives are being destroyed as I speak to you right now. According to…

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  • Savitribai Jyotirao Phule: Indian Social Reforme In The 19th Century

    century, was a woman ahead of her time. One can trace Savitibai’s 66 year life devoted to serving the society. Savitribai Phule along with her revolutionary husband, Mahatma Jyotirao Phule, were pioneers in the struggle against oppression of women, dalits, adivasis and religious minorities. She was modern India’s first women teacher, a radical exponent of mass and female education, a champion of women’s liberation, a courageous mass leader who took on the forces of caste and patriarchy who…

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  • Hinduism: The Four Stages Influence On Ethics

    Hinduism: The four Stages influence on Ethics Hinduism is one of, if not the oldest world religions today, dating back to Vedic scriptures that have been a fixed base for over 2000 years (Van Voorst, 1994). The discipline and ethics is rooted deeply in the followers who have dedicated their lives to the doctrine of the four stages of life or ashrama. The followers are taught a way of life through the ashrama, it is an ethical guideline that describes a lifestyle in which one lives to fulfill the…

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  • Intolerance And Dark Mindedness In Katherine Khan's Mother India

    has percolated the fabric of our society. In 1927, Katherine Mayo, an American writer and Social Historian, released a book called 'Mother India' in which she highlighted the various ills of the Indian Society including the treatment of women, the Dalits and the 'character' of nationalistic politicians and made a case against Indian self rule. The book created a furore in the country with Mahatma Gandhi labelling it as "report of a drain inspector sent out with the one purpose of opening and…

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