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CASTE AND COMMUNALISM
In india dalits have ordeal of centuries of deprivation which persists still today. Over six decades after the independence of the country, the caste system has not been yet wiped off. There are atrocities against Dalits and social and economical conditions of Dalits are still remaining dismal. This book discuss the rootedness of caste system in Indian society, attempts of phule and Ambedkar to reform through people movements, and how ‘hindutva’, the majoritarian identity politics adversely affected the aspirations of the untouchables.