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 Resource Books & Articles on Charmakar Samaj
 Books

The Religious Life of India - The Chamars by George W. Briggs
First Published in 1920
 

 

Reconsidering Untouchability: Chamars and Dalit History in North India by Ramnarayan S. Rawat
Indiana University Press, 2011 - History - 272 pages

 

 Charmakars in Transition - (2003 - Nurali Prakashan, Mumbai)
by Dr Bhosale, Balkrishna V
(bvbhosale@hotmail.com)
Also by the same author -
 Mobilisation of Backward Communities in India  (2004 -Deep & Deep Publications, N. Delhi),
 Sociology of Dalit Literature, ABD Publishers, Jaipur

We welcome names of reputed books on Charmakar Samaj & if possible, their book reviews.
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Chamar Regiment - The 1st Chamar Regiment (formed on March 1, 1943 & disbanded in 1946) had fought against Japanese forces in the famous Battle of Kohima, claimed to be one of the most fiercest & key battles of WW II. It was awarded the Battle Honor of Kohima for its distinguished role. Ayub Khan, former President of Pakistan had once served in Chamar Regiment when he was Captain. One Battalion of Chamar regiment had also took part in the assault on Rangoon and cleared the city of Japanese troops. By mid 1945 the Chamar regiment had helped free entire Burma from Japanese occupation. The dropping of the Atomic bombs on Japan , brought about the surrender of Japan. The Indian army accepted the surrender of Japanese troops in SE Asia. Recently, several politicians have demanded that The Chamar Regiment be revived.
Link 1, Link 2, Link 3, Link on Battle of Kohima.

 
 
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Chamar - Wikipedia : Gives state-wise population of Chamars as per the Census 2011.

 

Akhil Bhartiya Chamar Desk website is launched by Rajeshkumar Shivram Lakh (Lakhorkar), who works in Food & Nutrition Board of the Women & Child Development Dept of Central Govt at Nagpur. He belongs to Chamar subcaste Dohar and claims to be from Rajvanshi clan. He intends to do social work among Chamars.

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

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