MEHSANA: In order to fight the scourge of Gujarat villages, people of Kasalpura village district have decided to break barriers bet have chosen to break breads with Dalits in “During mass feasts in the villages of north to segregate Dalits from upper caste Hind separate lines or erecting a separate man this time, we have decided to break down said Vijay Patel, a social worker and one of The three-day feast is being held from Jan is being organized to mark the resurrection of Ramdevpir Temple in which the temple’s dome to be performed. Kasalpura has a population of just 1,250 people with majority of Patel commun Prajapatis and Dalits.

“In the past generations of this village, untouchability did exist, but it is no longer in existence in taken the initiative of bridging the gap between Dalits and Savarns (upper caste Hindus). If the side by side and eat the same food, a sense of brotherhood will be cultivated among them sinc the Savarns of my village to agree to participate in such a noble event,” said Mangal Chawda, a three officer from Mehsana taluka panchayat recently.

This is the fourth time, Kasalpura village is organizing such a feast. “In the past feasts too, Sava with us,” said Chawda.

“Our village sets an example for the other 15 villages that surround us to emulate. In other villag against when it comes to their participation in mass feasts. They are made to sit in separate line erected for them with a separate kitchen,” said Kasalpura sarpanch Natu Patel.

“With such events, we want to convey the message of anti-casteism and abolition of untouchability to other villages,” He added.

Courtesy: TOI

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