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Incomes Policy for India

Incomes Policy for India

December 29, 1973 Mahar caste is not due to Ambedkar's particularist attitude. Mast political leaders have shared the same fate in our caste-ridden society. Tilak, in spite of his nationalist appeal, did not get any followers among the non- Brahmin castes in Maharashtra, The situation was more complex in the days of Ambedkar. The Congress entered the elections to the Provincial Legislative Assemblies in 1937 with a view to capturing power at the state level. What was more natural for it than to play one scheduled caste against another to capture the reserved seats. The role of the Congress in alienating the Chambhars from Ambedkar should not be overlooked.

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