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CLASS X POLITY SECULAR STATE AND CASTE SYSTEM BY CHARU MODI
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SECULAR STATE there is no official religion for the Indian state. l ndividuals and communities have freedom to profess, practice and propagate any religion, or not to follow any. prohibits discrimination on grounds of religion the statemay intervene in the matters of religion in order to ensure equality within religious communities. For example, it bans untouchability.
CASTE INEQUALITIES Exclusion of and discrimination against the 'outcaste' groups. Members of the same caste group were supposed to form a social community that practiced the same or similar occupation, married within the caste group and did not eat with members from other caste groups. ty that practiced the same or similar
CASTE AND ECONOMIC STATUS ' very rich and very poor people found in every caste * The average economic status of caste groups is that the 'upper' castes are best off, the Dalits and Adivasis are worst off, and the backward classes are in between. every caste has some poor members, the proportion living in extreme poverty is much higher for the lowest castes and much lower for the upper castes, with the backward classes once again in between. every caste has some members who are rich, the upper castes are heavily over-represented among the rich while the lower castes are severely under-represented
CASTE THAT GETS POLITICISED . This takes several forms: Each caste group tries to become bigger by incorporating within it neighboring castes or sub-castes. te group tries to * Various caste groups are required to enter into a coalition with Various caste other castes or communities. New kinds of caste groups have come up in the political arena like 'backward' and 'forward' caste groups.