Darkened and devastated by the shadow of counterrevolution which closely followed the revolutionary efforts of non-Brahmin, anti-caste visionaries like Phule, Ambedkar, Periyar in modern times, the post-globalisation India has turned into a spectre of Brahmanist India. Its varna-caste ideology-cum-practice is in full bloom, causing economic deprivation, political disenfranchisement, and cultural-spiritual despair of the 1.2 billion non brahmins (Shudras, Ati-Shudras, and minorities) who constitute the largest subjugated humanity in the world despite being the indigenous people of India, i.e. the Mulnivasi Bahujans.
This book unerringly juxtaposes and presents a similar sociopolitical and historical context of the mediaeval era, with the Sikh movement providing the most essential elements for an egalitarian sociopolitical revolution by the Mulnivasi Bahujan visionary emancipators — the Sikh Gurus, for the Mulnivasi Bahujan masses.
Taking a well-researched and frank look, rejecting the orientalist and nationalist/Hindutva reflexes to appropriate Sikhi thought and praxis, the authors compellingly argue for the suffering millions to derive inspiration from the Sikh Revolution which envisioned India as a modern, casteless, classless society with equitable mobility and which galvanized the masses through a long period.
In doing this, the book not only defines the contours of future engagements among Mulnivasi Bahujans trapped in different identities but also strongly argues for the continuing imperative of revolution.