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Annihilation Of Caste
Annihilation of Caste
Annihilation of Caste
is an undelivered speech written in 1936 by B. R
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Semitic People
Semites, Semitic people
Semitic people
or Semitic cultures
Semitic cultures
(from the biblical "Shem", Hebrew: שם‎) was a term for an ethnic, cultural or racial group who speak or spoke the Semitic languages.[2][3][4][5] First used in the 1770s by members of the Göttingen School of History, the terminology was derived from Shem, one of the three sons of Noah in the Book of Genesis,[6] together with the parallel terms Hamites
Hamites
and Japhetites
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Tamil Language
 Sri Lanka  Singapore  India:Tamil Nadu[3] Puducherry[4] Andaman & Nicobar Islands[5]Recognised minority language in Malaysia[6]  Mauritius[7]  South Africa[8]Language codesISO 639-1 taISO 639-2 tamISO 639-3 Variously: tam – Modern Tamil oty – Old Tamil ptq – Pattapu BhashaiLinguist Listoty Old TamilGlottolog tamil1289  Modern Tamil[9] oldt1248  Old Tamil[10]Linguasphere 49-EBE-aThis article contains IPA phonetic symbols. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Unicode
Unicode
characters. For an introductory guide on IPA symbols, see Help:IPA.This article contains Indic text. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks or boxes, misplaced vowels or missing conjuncts instead of Indic text.Tamil is written in a non-Latin script
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International Standard Book Number
"ISBN" redirects here. For other uses, see ISBN (other).International Standard Book
Book
NumberA 13-digit ISBN, 978-3-16-148410-0, as represented by an EAN-13 bar codeAcronym ISBNIntroduced 1970; 48 years ago (1970)Managing organisation International ISBN AgencyNo. of digits 13 (formerly 10)Check digit Weighted sumExample 978-3-16-148410-0Website www.isbn-international.orgThe International Standard Book
Book
Number (ISBN) is a unique[a][b] numeric commercial book identifier. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.[1] An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book, a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007
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Dravidian Peoples
Dravidians are native speakers of any of the Dravidian languages. There are around 245 million native speakers of Dravidian languages.[2] They form the majority of the population of South India. Dravidian-speaking people are natively found in India, Pakistan, Afghanistan,[3] Nepal, Maldives, and Sri Lanka.[4] The third century BCE onwards saw the development of large Dravidian political states: Chola, Pandyan, Rashtrakuta, Vijayanagara, Chera, Chalukya and a number of smaller states. The Western Ganga, Eastern Ganga, Kadamba, Hoysala, Pallava, Kalabhra, Satavahana, Andhra Ikshvaku, Vishnukundina, Western Chalukya, Eastern Chalukya, Kakatiya, Mysore, Jaffna and the Nayakas were established by the Dravidian people. Medieval Tamil guilds and trading organisations like the "Ayyavole and Manigramam" played an important role in the Southeast Asia trade.[5] Traders and religious leaders travelled to Southeast Asia and played an important role in the cultural Indianisation of the region
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Who Were The Shudras?
Who Were the Shudras? is a history book written by Indian social reformer and polymath Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.[1][2] The book discusses the origin of the Shudra Varna. B.R. Ambedkar dedicated the book to Mahatma Jyotiba Phule (1827–1890).Contents1 Subject of the book 2 Contents2.1 Part I 2.2 Part II3 See also 4 References 5 Further reading 6 External linksSubject of the book[edit] In the book Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, citing Rigveda, Mahabharata and other ancient vedic scriptures, estimates that the Shudras were originally Aryans. They were a part of the Kshatriya Varna belonging to the Solar race (Suryavansha). Ambedkar writes in the preface of the book, "Undoubtedly the conclusions which I have reached as a result of my investigations
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Kudi Arasu
Kudi Arasu (also pronounced as Kudiyarasu; English: Republic) was a Tamil weekly magazine published by Periyar E. V. Ramasamy in Madras Presidency (present-day Tamil Nadu) in India.Contents1 History 2 Publications 3 In recent times 4 ReferencesHistory[edit] Periyar started Kudi Arasu on 2 May 1925 in Erode[1] with K. M. Thangaperumal pillai as the editor. Its initial publications were issued weekly on Sunday with 16 pages at a cost of one anna. In November 1925, Periyar quit the Indian National Congress after his failed attempt to bring reservation for non-Brahmins in educational institutions and government jobs.[2] He started the Self-Respect Movement to propagate self-respect among Indians, especially Tamils. The magazine became the mouthpiece of the movement.[3][4] The magazine circulated in the Tamil diaspora, for which Thamizhavel G. Sarangapani played a prominent role.[5] It had Periyar's wife Nagammai, his sister Kannammal[1] and his brother E. V
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Periyar E. V. Ramasamy
Erode
Erode
Venkata Ramasamy [1] (17 September 1879 – 24 December 1973), was commonly known as Periyor also referred to as Thanthai Periyor, was an Indian social activist, and politician who started the Self-Respect Movement
Self-Respect Movement
and Dravidar Kazhagam.[2][3][4] E.V. Ramasamy was born in Erode, Madras Presidency
Madras Presidency
to Venkata Naicker and Chinnathayee.[5][6][7][8] From childhood, Ramasamy was known for his controversial comments on religious beliefs and on brahmins. Being the son of a wealthy person, everyone was fond of him.[clarification needed] He dropped out of school at second grade due to his growing hyper activities.[clarification needed] He witnessed numerous incidents of caste and gender discrimination .[6] E.V
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Dalit
Dalit, meaning "broken/scattered" in Sanskrit
Sanskrit
and Hindi, is a term mostly used for the castes in India that have been subjected to untouchability. Dalits were excluded from the four-fold varna system of Hinduism and were seen as forming a fifth varna, also known by the name of Panchama. The term dalits was in use as a translation for the British Raj
British Raj
census classification of Depressed Classes prior to 1935. It was popularised by the economist and reformer B. R. Ambedkar
B. R. Ambedkar
(1891–1956), himself a Dalit, and in the 1970s its use was invigorated when it was adopted by the Dalit Panthers
Dalit Panthers
activist group
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Untouchability
Untouchability
Untouchability
is the practice of ostracising a group by segregating them from the mainstream by social custom or legal mandate. The excluded group could be one that did not accept the norms of the excluding group and historically included foreigners, nomadic tribes, law-breakers and criminals and those suffering from a contagious disease. It could also be a group that did not accept change of customs enforced by a certain group. This exclusion was a method of punishing law-breakers and also protecting traditional societies against contagion from strangers and the infected
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Mahatma Gandhi
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (/ˈɡɑːndi, ˈɡæn-/;[3] Hindustani: [ˈmoːɦənd̪aːs ˈkərəmtʃənd̪ ˈɡaːnd̪ʱi] ( listen); 2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India
India
to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā (Sanskrit: "high-souled", "venerable")[4]—applied to him first in 1914 in South Africa[5]—is now used worldwide
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Inter Caste Marriage
The caste system in India prohibits marriage outside the caste.[1] However, inter-caste marriages have gradually gained acceptance due to increasing education, employment, middle-class economic background, and urbanisation. According to a survey in 2014, about 5% of marriages are inter-caste in India. In India, inter-caste marriages were publicly encouraged and supported by politicians such as C. N. Annadurai, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu,[2] and social activists such as Periyar E. V
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Lahore
Lahore
Lahore
(Urdu: لاہور‎, Punjabi: لہور; /ləˈhɔːr/) is the capital city of the Pakistani province of Punjab, and is the country’s second-most populous city after Karachi.[3] The city is located in the north-eastern end of Pakistan's Punjab province, near the border with the Indian state of Punjab. Lahore
Lahore
is one of Pakistan's wealthiest cities with an estimated GDP of $58.14 billion (PPP) as of 2014,[7][8] Lahore
Lahore
is the historic cultural centre of the Punjab region,[9][10][11] and is one of Pakistan's most socially liberal,[12] progressive,[13] and cosmopolitan cities.[14] Lahore's origins reach into antiquity. The city has been controlled by numerous empires throughout the course of its history, including the Hindu Shahis, Ghaznavids, Ghurids, and Delhi Sultanate
Delhi Sultanate
by the medieval era
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992 album by Vesta Williams "Special" (Garbage song), 1998 "Special
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Arundhati Roy
Suzanna Arundhati Roy
Arundhati Roy
(born 24 November 1961)[1] is an Indian author best known for her novel The God of Small Things
The God of Small Things
(1997), which won the Man Booker Prize
Man Booker Prize
for Fiction in 1997 and became the biggest-selling book by a non-expatriate Indian author
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Navayana (publishing House)
Navayana is an Indian publishing house based in New Delhi, that prints Ambedkarite ideas. It was founded by S. Anand and D. Ravikumar in 2003. The word Navayana means ‘new vehicle’, after B.R. Ambedkar’s re-interpretation of Buddhism. In 2014, Navayana brought out the annotated, critical edition of Annihilation of Caste by B.R. Ambedkar, with an introductory essay by Arundhati Roy titled, “The Doctor and the Saint”. It also published the critically acclaimed graphic biography of Ambedkar titled Bhimayana: Experiences of Untouchability in 2011 which has been translated into nine languages.[1]Contents1 The Navayana logo 2 Founders2.1 S. Anand 2.2 D. Ravikumar3 Annual Lectures 4 Awards 5 References 6 External linksThe Navayana logo[edit] The logo of the publishing house is an ink sketch of two buffaloes kissing. The publisher S. Anand explains that the iconography comes from an excerpt from Aravind Malagatti’s autobiography in Kannada, Government Brahmana
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