Why have the Brahmins not produced a Voltaire?.... A Voltaire among the Brahmins would be a positive danger to the maintenance of a civilisation which is contrived to maintain Brahminic supremacy.
—B.R. Ambedkar, 1948
On November 9, 2014, Rajdeep Sardesai tweeted:
Big day for my goa. Two GSBs, both talented politicians become full cabinet ministers. Saraswat pride!! @manoharparrikar and Suresh Prabhu.— Rajdeep Sardesai (@sardesairajdeep) November 9, 2014
When taken on for ‘casteism’, his defence was: