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Guru Ghasidas: From Sanatani to Satnami

Guru Ghasidas challenged Brahmanism, which was based on varnas and castes, and built the egalitarian Satnami Samaj. OBCs and Dalits joined the Satnami Samaj in large numbers. How did they free themselves from the shackles of varna and caste?

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About The Author

Mohandas Nemishrai

Mohandas Nemishrai, the editor of the well-know Dalit magazine Bayan, is counted among top Dalit litterateurs. Besides poems, short stories and novels, he has written many books on literary criticism.

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