Thursday, August 11, 2011

[ZESTCaste] Yogakshema Sabha flays remarks

Yogakshema Sabha flays remarks
indianexpress Express News Service , The New Indian Express
Updated Aug 11, 2011 at 12:03pm IST

PATHANAMTHITTA: The Yogakshema Sabha has condemned the alleged
defamatory remarks on Brahmin community members in the Malayalam
question papers prepared under the education project in Palakkad
An emergency meeting of the Sabha on Tuesday, chaired by president
Akeeramon Kalidasa Bhattathiri, has protested against the manner in
which the question papers were prepared under the special education
project, jointly sponsored by the Palakkad District Panchayat and the
The remark on "Shantis'' and temple "Oorazhmas'' was derogatory and
deplorable, Akeeramon said.
The Sabha also criticised the casual manner in which TV serials and
short films depict temple practices involving 'shantis'. The Sabha
will launch an agitation if the present practice of defaming the
community in the public is not stopped, Akeeramon said. Sabha
secretary Kakkad Parameswaran Nampoothiri presented the report.


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