ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Should Caste be the Basis for Recognising Backwardness

Recognising Backwardness ? IP Desai All the commissions appointed by the Central and state governments so far to suggest measures for removal of social and educational backwardness have recognised 'caste' as the source of backwardness and identified particular castes as backward. The list of castes so identified have represented largely the judgments of the different' commissions based on implicit as well as explicit recognition of the traditional ritual caste hierarchy.

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