"Mahatma Phule-- The greatest Shudra of Modern India who made the lower classes of Hindus Conscious of their Slavery to the higher classes and who preached the gospel that for India social democracy was more vital than independence from foreign rule",

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, back cover of the English book

DEDICATED
TO
THE GOOD PEOPLE OF THE
UNITED STATES
AS A TOKEN OF ADMIRATION FOR THEIR SUBLIME DISINTERESTED AND SELF SACRIFICING DEVOTION
in the cause of Negro Slavery; and with an earnest desire, that my countrymen may take their noble example as their guide in the emancipation of their Sudra Brethren from the trammels of Brahmin thraldom.
Mahatma Phule
"Slavery"

"IN THE CIVILISED BRITISH GOVERNMENT UNDER THE CLOAK OF BRAHMANISM"

Exposed by

Jotirao Govindrao Phule

Edited by

Dr. K. Jamanadas
F.R.C.S.(Ed.)

translated by

Prof. P.G. Patil
M.A. B.A. (London), Bar -at- Law
Ex- Vice Chancellor, Shivaji University, Kolhapur

Education Department, Government of Maharashtra Mantralaya, Bombay 400 032 1991 for Mahatma Jotirao Phule Death Centenary Central Committee


TABLE OF CONTENTS


BIOGRAPHY OF MAHATMA PHULE
Jotiba Phule


PREFACE BY MAHATMA PHULE
Preface


MAHATMA PHULE'S INTRODUCTION
Introduction


PART I
Brahma, Aryalok


PART II
Matsya and Shankasur


PART III
Kacchha ?


PART V
Narsimha


PART VI
Baliraja


PART VII
Brahma: The practice of writing on parchment


PART VIII
Parashuram


PART IX
The Vedic Magical Hymns


PART X
Preaching the Puranas


PART XI
Baliraja II


PART XII
The vatandar Bhat Kulkarnis


PART XIII
Bhat Officers


PART XIV
Helplessness of English Officers


PART XV
The Education Department of the Government


PART XVI
Condemnation of the Tyranny of the Brahmin Demons

"My object in writing the present volume is not only to tell my Sudra brethren how they have been duped by the Brahmin, but also to open the eyes of Government to that pernicious system of high class education which has hitherto been so persistently followed and which statesmen like Sir George Campbell the present Lieutenant Governor of Bengal, with broad and universal sympathies, are finding to be highly mischievous and pernicious to the interests of Government. I sincerely hope that 'Government will ere long see the error of their ways, trust less to writers of men who look through high class spectacles and take the glory into their own hands of emancipating my Sudra brethren from the trammels of bondage which the Brahmins have woven round them like the coils of a serpent, It is no less the duty of such of my Sudra brethren as have received any education to place before Government the true state of their fellow men and endeavour to the end best of their power to emancipate themselves from Brahmin thraldom. Let there be school for the Sudras in every village; but away with all brahmin school-masters! The Sudras are the life and sinews of the country, and it is to them alone and not to tide them over their difficulties, financial as well as political."

back cover, Mahatma Phule

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