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Worldfocus Radio: Future of Caste in India

Worldfocus Radio

Worldfocus Radio: Future of Caste in India

India's Constitution, which banned caste discrimination, turned 60 last week. But caste has existed for over 3 millennia, and many people view caste - in addition to curry and the Taj Mahal - as one of India's defining features. We discuss the culture of caste, the reservation system and comparisons to the U.S. Joining Martin Savidge are Vivek Kumar and Corey Washington.

Posted: February 3, 2010 15:12   Comments: 1
Calling the world’s attention to the caste issue in India

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Calling the world’s attention to the caste issue in India

For more on the Indian Prime Minister's visit to Washington D.C. last week, Worldfocus spoke with Ramaiah Avatthi, a professor at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai. Currently a Fulbright Scholar at Columbia University, Ramaiah contends that Manmohan Singh has ignored the caste issue during his stewardship of India.

Posted: December 1, 2009 15:47   Comments: 21

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