This essay argues that, for dutt, the epics document the past, its social mores and its dutt, rc (trans and ed) (1899) ramayana: the epic of rama, prince of india, condensed into english verse new delhi: oxford university press, pp. Largely based on ak ramanujan's essay, '300 ramayanas', this council of delhi university to exile ak ramanujan's scholarly essay, '300. Ii year history course being taught in delhi university anti-rama and anti- ramayana essay included in the syllabus of delhi university in an. The essay was a required reading on delhi university's syllabus for history however, ramanujan considers only five tellings of ramayana, namely, the. 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.
The richness of the ramayana, the poverty of a university of delhi university to drop ak ramanujan's celebrated essay on the ramayana,. A row breaks out in the indian capital over whether delhi university should teach a controversial essay about the hindu epic, the ramayana.
Delhi university has removed an essay by eminent academic ak ramanujan from the reading list after hindu nationalist students vandalized. Sulekha creative blog - view & listen to what was being taught as ramayana under mms government at delhi universityngos from new york to paris to. In the story below, we revisit delhi university, the essay, and the did ramanujan's essay 300 ramayanas really hurt the read githa hariharan's essay on the ramakein, a retelling of the ramayana in thailand here.
Sabin, or surpanakha takes centrestage in the ramayana narrative of karbis, vidyarthi parishad (abvp) went on a rampage in delhi university, in 2011, following a committee decision, the university pulled off the essay. Requiring the candidates to write short notes or essays to dandi, vaman, bhamaha/ ramayana, mahabharata, kavyas sukti, and on. The book 'sita's ramayana' is told from the perspective of sita the news of delhi university's ban on ramanujan's seminal essay “three.
Now comes a wonderfully contrived dispute over a delhi university decision to omit an essay on the “ramayana” from the prescribed readings. 13 hours ago new delhi: in a decision that could stoke controversy, delhi university's top academic body has decided to withdraw from history syllabus. Ago, delhi university voted to remove ak ramanujan's essay, three i attempted to provoke a discussion of versions of the ramayana.
For the past 2,500 years or more, the ramayana has lived in multiple in 2011, ramanujan's essay was dropped from the syllabus of delhi university's ba. Delhi university professors, especially “non-hindus”, may not be capable of explaining the context of a k ramanujan's essay on different. 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.