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India’s Tawaif Freedom Fighters

Before they were branded as sex workers and forced into wilderness, India’s courtesans were a big part of the local culture. They even helped India fight against colonial tyranny.

21/07/2019 2:57 PM
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  • Clotine A.
    17/09/2020 12:50

    White ppl always coming in fucking some shit

  • Hemalatha K.
    17/09/2020 04:47

    Really informative.

  • Abhediya S.
    16/09/2020 06:45

    Respected

  • Kirti R.
    15/09/2020 14:57

    Thanks for sharing..never knew this....🙏

  • Adhip M.
    14/09/2020 04:58

    Their contribution to music and dance has been phenomenal.

  • Maureen T.
    13/09/2020 06:14

    The Courtesans in India are like the Geishas in Japan

  • Athmanana
    10/09/2020 09:25

    Rohini Simha Study the entire Hïstory properly ? Tamil Culture Tamils way of Glorifing the "Nature as Almighty" (The Eternal Everlasting Basic Energy) ATHIMOOLAM-EKAMPARAM (ஆதிமூலம்-ஏகம்பரம்-Sole Energy) We built the Temples as Schools of Culture & Gnana !! Not as worshing place ! Aalayam லயம் கொண்டு பரம் உணரும் ஆ'லயம் திரு சீர்பள்ளி, பரம்பள்ளி, சித்தப்பள்ளி Yandra Pottrudal ! Harvest Festivel ! யென்திரன் போற்றல் !

  • Shrees A.
    10/09/2020 04:39

    Good info, tq

  • John B.
    06/09/2020 05:15

    Young kids were forced into sex work because they were born into this community and you cant get out

  • Pankaj P.
    06/09/2020 02:21

    Oldest profession in the whole world.

  • Pamela H.
    05/09/2020 02:44

    Something that his be in part of their culture has be in band by the British how sad.

  • Jessie G.
    04/09/2020 06:21

    Y Hi Hi good Hi Hi Hi good afternoon Hi Hi Hi Y Y Y Hi Hi good Hi

  • Vivita K.
    02/09/2020 03:55

    Beautiful ladies.

  • Rajalakshmi N.
    01/09/2020 17:50

    Amazing

  • Ranjit G.
    01/09/2020 14:47

    Thank you for giving due credit for Devadasis and Tawaifs for their role in freedom struggle.

  • Soraya A.
    01/09/2020 12:45

    Unsung Heroes.

  • Ramesh K.
    30/08/2020 19:40

    British bsdka

  • Silvana W.
    30/08/2020 18:55

    Glad to know this!!!

  • Muthamizhan S.
    30/08/2020 07:51

    What the fuck are you telling man. Devadasis are forced to prostitution a way long before British colonial rule. They were enjoying a upper class status only in Tamil kingdoms like chera, chola and Pandiyas. They are like nuns in the Christian missionaries who sereved god. They developed art and culture in Tamil Nadu. They are suppressed in the vijayanagar kingdom and other kingdoms which are influenced by Bhramanical ideology and varuna system.

  • Śarat K.
    30/08/2020 06:33

    🌺 ❤ 🙏

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