I Could Not Be Hindu : The Story of a Dalit in the RSS

I Could Not Be Hindu: The Story of a Dalit in the RSS

I Could Not Be Hindu: The Story of a Dalit in the RSS pdf free download

   Author(s): Bhanwar Meghwanshi  
        Publisher: Navayana, Year: 2020   
                                        
 Description: 


A thirteen-year-old from a hamlet in Rajasthan joins the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in 1987, as the Ramjanmabhoomi movement gains strength. Despite his untouchability, he rapidly ascends to the rank of karyavah. He becomes the district office chief of Bhilwara in 1992, just before the Babri Masjid is demolished. He is vehemently opposed to Muslims despite never having met one. He organises the migration of thousands of karsevaks to Ayodhya. He makes fun of Mulla-Yam Singh. He takes part in riots. He is arrested. He is seduced by Hindutva. He is willing to give his life for the Hindu Rashtra.

And yet, he continues to be a lesser Hindu. He becomes a Sangh critic, an Ambedkarite, and makes it his life's mission to expose Hindutva's hypocrisy.

Bhanwar Meghwanshi explains what it was like to be an untouchable in the RSS in this fiery memoir, translated from the Hindi by Nivedita Menon. Additionally, what it means to be a Dalit.

. Download Free Books

No comments

Powered by Blogger.
close