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Is Confidence Shaken

Is Confidence Shaken

October 11, 1969 hierarchy. Sanskritisation is the means to that end. Previously this process did not produce quick results because the aspiring groups were small. They were unable to assert themselves. Under the present political set-up, however, social categories larger than the local caste group have assumed importance. Because of the involvement of these larger social categories, Sanskritisation is beginning to produce quick results. This is one of the reasons why, today, more and more castes are going in for Sanskritisation. In sum, both secularisation and Sanskritisation arc taking place simultaneously, with the secular element modifying the Sanskritic thus giving it a further lease of life and enabling it to spread ever so widely.

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