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Social, economic and political contribution of caste associations in Northern India

Sharma, B. K.

Social, economic and political contribution of caste associations in Northern India

a case study of All India Jat Mahasabha

by Sharma, B. K.

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Published by Har-Anand Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • All India Jat Mahasabha,
  • Jats -- India -- Societies, etc. -- Sources,
  • India -- Politics and government -- 1919-1947

  • About the Edition

    Study on the Jats centric organization and its policies in the political conditions prevailing before Indian independence.

    Edition Notes

    StatementBrij Kishore Sharma.
    GenreSources.
    ContributionsMaulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (Calcutta, India)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS432.J3+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination148 p. ;
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22517458M
    ISBN 109788124114124
    LC Control Number2008335208
    OCLC/WorldCa245600826

    The caste system in India is the paradigmatic ethnographic example of caste. It has origins in ancient India, and was transformed by various ruling elites in medieval, early-modern, and modern India, especially the Mughal Empire and the British Raj. It is today the basis of afirmative action programmes in India. Role of caste in elections has two dimensions. One is of the parties and candidates and the second is of the voters. The former seeks support of the voters projecting themselves as champions of particular social and economic interests, the latter while exercising their vote in favor of one party or candidate whether people vote on caste consideration.

    Moreover, caste was placed on the development and human rights agenda of interlinked local and international civil society campaigns, social movements, political parties and NGO networks focusing on caste abuse, inequality and economic exclusion, claiming a moral, political and legal equivalence between racism and caste discrimination Cited by:   Unlike northern India, where caste-based political movements are a fairly recent phenomenon, lower castes in southern India began agitating against upper-caste domination at the beginning of the.

    This paper giving review of diverse aspects of scheduled castes in India. A brief overview of the caste system and discusses the types of groups and their social, economic, political, educational. Chapter 15 Review. STUDY. Buzurg ibn Shahriyar wrote. the Book of the Wonders of India. In regard to political structure, postclassical India. developed no single centralized imperial authority. An invasion in CE by the White Huns began the collapse of the. Gupta dynasty. The scholarly Buddhist emperor who reunited northern India in the.


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Social Economic And Political Contribution Of Caste Association In Northern India. Brij Kishore Sharma. Published by Har-anand The book also contains a chapter on incidence of poverty among rural scheduled caste. It is hoped that the book will be acclaimed by the scholars the social scientists and the planners.

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The impression held is that caste in its old form is.This process of identity formation is studied against the background of the earlier history of caste relations in this area of India, and contributes important evidence about the relationship between ritual status and political movement itself provides a fascinating example of early Third World radicalism, illustrating the role of Author: Rosalind O'Hanlon.He also highlights the economic organization of the caste system and social class, as well as an overview on the distributions of power within the caste system.

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