ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Namdeo Dhasal’s New Language

Marathi poet Namdeo Dhasal challenged Brahminical literature and sought to reconstruct a caste-less society through his works.

Marathi poet Namdeo Dhasal’s works are a significant development in the world of literature broadly and in India specifically as they talk to the oppressed masses and their conscience in the language they use every day. For instance, in one of his poems called “Arshya Baddal” (About Mirror), he writes (my translation):

Why should I mock you?

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Updated On : 29th Oct, 2018
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