Why is Karnataka not releasing its recent caste census report?
Dalit leaders claim that the reluctance is due to the finding that the populations of the politically strong Lingayat and Vokkaliga communities are lower than previously thought and much lower than that of the Scheduled Castes
‘Lingayatism is not divisive. It unites a caste-ridden society’
The Chaturvarna religion has kept society divided for the last 3000 years. Those who have already been divided want to live self-respecting lives, so they have come under the banner of Basavanna, says K.S. Bhagawan
इंसानों को जातियों में बांटता नहीं, जोड़ता है लिंगायत धर्म
चतुर्वर्ण व्यवस्था ने समाज को 3000 वर्षों से विभाजित कर रखा है। जो पहले से ही विभाजित हैं, अब वे आत्मसम्मान का जीवन जीना चाहते हैं, इसलिए उन्होंने वासवन्ना के दिखाये रास्ते पर चलने का निर्णय लिया। क्या है लिंगायत धर्म, बता रहे हैं के.एस. भगवान :
Gauri Lankesh wrote about 'Reclaiming Mahishasur'
What explains the increasing fascination for Mahishasur and other Asurs? Is it enough to dismiss this phenomenon by arguing that mythology is not history? Or that folklore cannot tell us about our past?
Siddaramaiah: The true Lohiaite
Siddaramaiah is a Kurba, a backward caste of the state, and is quite popular among the people. How he rose against all odds from his humble background to become the chief minister of the state is an inspiring tale