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Anti-Brahmanism article on wikipedia

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I am a semiregular wikipedia editor of Indian/Hindu background and generally edit wikipedia articles related to Hinduism, Hindutva and other similar topics. I and my colleagues have been fighting very hard to maintain neutrality from many editors with intensely Indophobic and anti-Hindu views and have been trying to keep them from vandalizing said articles. I would like to invite your attention to the article on anti-Brahmanism


Several editors (probably with affiliations to Christian Missionary groups), insist that Anti-Brahmanism is a lie and wish to delete the article. As it stands there are some problems with neutrality and sources in the article.

I understand that anti-Brahmanism is a serious endemic problem in Tamil Nadu (starting from the Periyar cult etc..). If you look at the most recent posts to the talk page


(Posts are dated by signature timestamps:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Sign_your_posts_on_talk_pages )

there are editors (I feel many of them biased against Brahmins) who are arguing violations of wikipedia policies in the article, notably

No original research

and Neutrality:

I am a bit out of my depth here, as I largely come from a secular family with Brahmin Matrilineage (Brahmin Mother). I was wondering if more knowledgable people could go over to wikipedia, get logins (for free with no emails needed) and contribute to the discussion presently in progress in the talk page


As well as find good sources to back up the edits (using reliable sources:


and citing them:

Here is some help to get new users started:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Five pillars
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Community Portal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:How to edit a page

and the Hinduism discussion pages:

from where you can get some help

I think that it is important that this phenomenon be discussed, and I would like for this article to be as well-written as the one on anti-Semitism (a similar phenomenon)
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