OBCs and social justice

Authored by: M. N. Rao

The Routledge Handbook of the Other Backward Classes in India

Print publication date:  November  2021
Online publication date:  November  2021

Print ISBN: 9780367610548
eBook ISBN: 9781003152873
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In the Indian context, class being also a caste, the issues concerning OBCs spring from the Hindu caste system, a cruel system that demeaned the human race. Since divine sanction was accorded to the caste system by Hindu scriptures perhaps it is difficult to imagine the Hindu social structure evolving itself into a nation.

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