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Anger grows with ruling party over amendment to caste law

India’s centuries-old caste battle has taken an interesting turn, with “upper caste” communities – historically accused of discrimination and marginalization of underprivileged communities – agitating to “protect” themselves. The so-called upper caste or general community, that makes up the bulk of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s traditional vote bank, alleges that marginalized communities have been given “too much” […]

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