Opened the Well for Untouchables


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At a time when even the shadow of untouchables was considered impure when the people were unwilling to offer water to thirsty untouchables, Savitribai Phule and Mahatma Jotiba Phule opened the well in their house for the use of untouchables. It was a challenge thrown at the Brahmins to change their mindset towards untouchables (But unfortunately, the sick mindset of so-called upper castes have not changed even after almost 200 years, Dalit (untouchables) still strive for water rights).

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