14,000-km Bharat Yatra to fight casteism

Dubai-based social activist K.K. Sarachandra Bose will start a 14,000-km Bharat Yatra from Kerala's capital Thiruvananthapuram to New Delhi Monday with a message against casteism and to try to root out the malady from the country. Bose, a lawyer by profession, will be accompanied by a team of 34 volunteers, who would be with him throughout the journey which will end in New Delhi July 18, said a statement issued here Saturday. Bose, 62, has sent a letter to the Indian government suggesting ways to eradicate the caste system. He will distribute his book, titled "Caste Away! India, Hinduism and Untouchability" during the yatra, it said. Read More ...
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