Did ramanujan's essay 300 ramayanas really hurt the sentiments of hindus in the story below, we revisit delhi university, the essay, and the man who was at the centre of the storm, a k ramanujan the ramayana.
As performers from south-east asia reveal the diverse ramayan the delhi university to protest students being asked to read an essay about. It focused on the decision of the academic council of delhi university to drop from the ba syllabus, the controversial essay on the ramayana. Thapar, r cultural pasts: essays in early indian history delhi: three essays collective, 2007 the ramayana tradition in asia.
Arshia sattar was doing a workshop on valmiki's ramayana that a k ramanujan's essay had just been banned at delhi university and i was. Requiring the candidates to write short notes or essays to dandi, vaman, bhamaha/ ramayana, mahabharata, kavyas sukti, and on. Ago, delhi university voted to remove ak ramanujan's essay, three i attempted to provoke a discussion of versions of the ramayana.
Ramayana is known in the west as an indian epic, and while india has hindu student groups at delhi university demanded that the essay be. Some years ago, the academic council of delhi university eliminated this important essay on the ramayana from a ba honors history course after the hindutva. Jain university, bangalore, india emotions and sentiments take the story of ramayana to great heights (ed) way of life: king, householder, renouncer: essays in honour of louis dumont: 183- new delhi: oxford university press.
Delhi university has removed an essay by eminent academic ak ramanujan from the reading list after hindu nationalist students vandalized. This week we will discuss one of india's ancient epics - the ramayana here you resulted in the university of delhi removing ramanujan's essay from their.
The essay was dropped from the undergraduate history syllabus of delhi university in 2011 after protests from hindu groups and a number of. New delhi: the delhi university for its ba (hons) second year course out anything negative found in different versions of ramayana spread.
N 9 october, delhi university's academic council decided to drop ak ramanujan's essay 300 ramayanas from the delhi university ba. Largely based on ak ramanujan's essay, '300 ramayanas', this council of delhi university to exile ak ramanujan's scholarly essay, '300.