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

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Can the Caste Census Be Reliable

THROUGHOUT the colonial period the Census of India used to identify castes and enumerate their members. This practice was given up after independence, except in the case of scheduled castes and scheduled tribes. The Census of India is now considering a proposal to identify castes and enumerate their members at the Census

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