Why I Am Not a Hindu
New edition of a classic critique of HIndutva, Hindu culture, use andmisuse of tradition and religion. by a sudra. central to an ongoing debate. includes a 32 p.afterward on the controversies. best available ed
Paperback, 164 pages
Published January 1st 2005 by Samya
(first published April 23rd 2001)
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half truth, some points i will agree with author and some i don't. Because of hurdles faced by him from his child hood he wrote this book. without knowing completely about Hinduism how can he criticize ? as same manner if a person born in some lower cast than that of author can write lot of things like the author and can ask same questions to him too, previously situation was like that but now changed i hope people can understand this. even for writing this also some people may criticize me beca...more
Kancha Ilaiah (5 October 1952) is an Indian activist and writer. His books include Why I am not a Hindu, God As Political Philosopher: Budha's challenge to Brahminism, A Hollow Shell, The State and Repressive Culture, Manatatwam (in Telugu), and Buffalo Nationalism: A Critique of Spiritual Fascism. He is a member of the Dalit Freedom Network and a major figure in the movement against the Hindu Cas...moreMore about Kancha Ilaiah...