The only parallel to the practice of untouchability was apartheid in South Africa. Book titled 'India an Apartheid State' launched. It was used to refer to people belonging to the backward castes in pre-independence India, who were subjected to untouchability by those belonging to upper castes. Who are Dalits? It is a model for economic development in many developing and least developed nations, which are in the clutches of poverty, jealousy, racial discrimination, isolation, ostracism, gender differences, rural divide, a caste system, untouchability , overdependence on the state, and the state being apathetic to its communities, and marginalization.
Model for developing world. People die of starvation in spite of the law on right to food; children work in hazardous industries despite right to education; citizens are lynched for carrying edible items despite right to life; people belonging to minority religions are arrested, tortured and even roasted alive despite right to freedom of religion; dalits are brutalized for daring to enter temples or using public wells though untouchability has been abolished; students and teenagers are put behind bars for criticizing the rulers despite right to freedom of expression; farmers are forced to take their lives when they find that the right to a decent life has been denied to them; people's right to dissent has been throttled despite law on freedom of speech.
Editorial :: Equals, But Unequal. Re-iterating this, Congress leader Manish Tewari, while citing the earlier abolition of the practice of untouchability , said the reform lies within the domain of the community or the Parliament. Congress welcomes Triple Talaq verdict, denies violation of Muslim law. The reasons for this was the "presence of reformist religions in Punjab - Islam, Sikhism and Christianity with their reforming zeal and their ever increasing rivalry in matters of proselytization that not only had a demoralizing effect on the caste-rigidities and on the institution of the untouchability but also positively helped in improving the status of the depressed classes" Gupta, , pp.
The team observed that untouchability , outlawed after independence, remains sanctified by religion.
Dalits locked out of temple built by them. This volume consists of 18 essays on contemporary Hinduism in South Asia and the global diaspora, including South and North India, Fiji, Mauritius, South Africa, Trinidad, Britain, and the US, as well as aspects like colonial Hinduism and colonial law, modern monks, yoga and tantra, renunciation and domesticity, Vedic sacrifice, visual and media culture, public Hinduism and Hindutva, caste and untouchability , gender and sexuality, and environmentalism.
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