Caste Politics in Indian Politics

6 Pages Posted: 14 Oct 2015

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Devare Suresh

Kopargaon Taluka Education Society

Date Written: October 14, 2015


This paper is concerning caste influences politics in Republic of India; caste is additional noted and has for long been recognized as an element in explaining politics in India. Though the thought that caste could be a part of a natural and ethical order of things, that it's a hereditary quality that once for all defines ones position and activity affiliation and that is related to a specific law of conduct is rejected each by intellectuals and political leaders, caste is in Indian post independence politics frequently used and abused in numerous ways that.

Keywords: Caste, Indian Politics, Dominant Caste, OBC, Vote bank’

JEL Classification: D60, D63, D72, J70,J71 R50

Suggested Citation

Devare, Suresh, Caste Politics in Indian Politics (October 14, 2015). Available at SSRN: or

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