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Fusion and Fission of Castes in Elections-A Case Study of Chhata, UP

Fusion and Fission of Castes in Elections-A Case Study of Chhata, UP

Politics is often viewed as a mirror of social problems, reflecting social cleavages, grievances and aspirations. It is treated as a sort of a clearing house, having no potentiality of its own. In interpreting politics within this frame, some scholars attribute to caste the quality of "resilience" or the capability to adjust itself to political circumstances without losing its own identity.

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