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Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana have adopted a set of measures that provide preferential schemes for Brahmins, which only serves to invert caste inequality upside down.
Melbourne University scholars write about routine brandishing of 'upper caste' culture, which reproduces inequalities and makes them dominant representation of a national culture.
BJP leaders welcome steps for OBC, SC and ST communities, but say general category is being neglected and a commission should be formed to address their complaints and grievances.
From Kilvenmani massacre in 1968 to the Chunduru massacre in 1991 to the Khairlanji atrocity in 2006, Dalits have been vainly hoping to access legal justice in India.
Upper castes in the Hathras village even say the Dalit woman was killed by her own family, and that the accused Thakur men are being framed under SC/ST Act for money.
A ‘review’ of India’s reservation system can be undertaken. But the solution involves looking into the theories propounded by John Rawls, Ambedkar, and Gandhi.
Angry upper caste youth, from days of Mandal to now in Chhattisgarh, have always protested against reservation by performing certain tasks.
Even known public figures go after Dalit activists to get their account suspended, and their followers want us to be ‘nailed and hanged’.
India’s upper caste analysts have held Dalits & backwards responsible for Modi’s return to power, keeping their own group away from scrutiny.
BJP is correcting the injustices of the last 70 years when vulnerable groups were pushed to the margins.