“Fraternity means a

“Fraternity means a sense of common brotherhood of all Indians — of Indians being one people.It is the principle that gives unity and solidarity to social life” Fraternity can’t be achieved through rules and laws in the Constitution It requires apersistent education of the people throughpublic and private initiatives In the last seven decades have we been able to achieve what Ambedkar had described as fraternity Indian society is divided into castes and sub-castes One single biggest challenge to fraternity today is the hierarchical castesystem Its roots are no doubt very deep But its distorted and utterly discriminatory manifestation today has no sanction in any Hindu dharmashastras “Janmana jatih” — caste by birth — is what we practise as the caste system Although it had its roots in the varnashrama system of ancient times the varnashrama system never sanctioned any caste hierarchy; nor did itallow any discrimination In fact transmigration was said to be the order of the day in that ancient system “Ajyestaaso akanistaasa yete — sam bhraataro vaavrudhuh soubhagaya (No one is superior or inferior; all are brothers; all should strive for the interest of all and progress collectively)” proclaims the Rigveda (Mandala 5 Sukta 60 Mantra 5) But the present-day caste system defies its own great scriptural wisdom and knowledge It defies our Constitution in that it stands as a stumbling block in achievingfraternity in society In a way it has outlived its utility The varnashrama system had depended on guna and karma — aptitudes and actions — in positioning a person in a varna Today’s caste system has no connection with the old system Hence it should go lock? the process of selecting executive members from the wider market can commence. Institutional reputations are bound to these circles of illusion: “X college is the best because its cut-off is 98 per cent, maybe 85 or 90 per cent. Both were off to a watchful start but switched gears in the middle overs. she is someone who holds a strong academic position.

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