The Vice Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University, Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit, recently criticised the Manusmriti, the ancient Sanskrit text, over its gender bias.
Why is it controversial?
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On December 25, 1927, Dr B R Ambedkar had famously burned the Manusm?iti, which he saw as a source of gender and caste oppression.
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