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Depressed classes and backward classes of India

Depressed classes and backward classes of India

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Published by Prateeksha Publications in Jaipur .
Written in English


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StatementShivaswamy.
The Physical Object
Pagination234 p.
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23698520M
LC Control Number2009310009

Other Backward Class (OBC) is a collective term used by the Government of India to classify castes which are educationally or socially disadvantaged. It is one of several official classifications of the population of India, along with Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (SCs and STs); the OBCs were found to comprise 52% of the country's population by the Mandal Commission report of , a. Backward Classes Welfare of India and any local or other authority within the territory of India or under the control of the Government of India. The affairs of Backward Classes were looked after by the Backward Classes Cell (BCC) in the Ministry of Home Affairs prior to With the creation of a separate Ministry of Welfare in

Free sample essay on the Backward Classes of India. In no other country people are divided as backward and the most backward. This is because of the caste system in India which creates a lot of social problems as some castes are considered as superior to . Reservations have always been a contentious issue in India, especially after the implementation of the Mandal Commission recommendations which advocated that 27% of the jobs under the Central government and public sector undertakings should be reserved for Other Backward Classes (OBCs).

A well-known politician and an eminent jurist, his efforts to eradicate social evils like untouchability and caste restrictions were remarkable. Throughout his life, he fought for the rights of the Dalits and other socially backward classes. Ambedkar was appointed as India’s first Law Minister in the Cabinet of Jawaharlal Nehru. Dr. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Social class in India.: Subcategories. This category has only the following subcategory. O Other Backward Classes‎ (1 C, 36 P).


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The Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) are officially designated groups of historically disadvantaged people in niarbylbaycafe.com terms are recognised in the Constitution of India and the groups are designated in one or other of the categories.

For much of the period of British rule in the Indian subcontinent, they were known as the Depressed Classes. ADVERTISEMENTS: Read this article to learn about the movement of the depressed classes for the freedom of India.

Mahar Movement: The Mahars were one of the Barah Balutas (12 artisan / servant castes) of Maharashtra. They were an untouchable caste of inferior village servants. The Mahar movement was organized by Gopal Baba Walangkar, an ex-serviceman, [ ].

depressed classes which did not use to indicate any caste and creed, but commonly used in British records between and to denote the people of several oppressed castes, who comprised 1/5 th of the total population.

Before exploring the depressed classes’ category evolution, understanding what is meant by caste is essential. Click on a title to look inside that book (if available): Encyclopaedia of Backward Castes (). by M. Mathur. The Depressed Class struggle was a movement within the freedom struggle, for while Indian on the whole was struggling to achieve equality with other nations, the Depressed Classes were striving for equal rights and social acceptance within.

supplanting "'depressed classes,' a term in common use by reformers at the turn of the century." M. GALANTER, COMPETING EQUALITIES: LAW AND THE BACKWARD CLASSES IN INDIA. "Scheduled Tribes" refers to aboriginal groups of particular geographical areas who are outside the mainstream of Indian society.

Depressed classes and backward classes of India book ADVERTISEMENTS: In accordance with Article of the Constitution, the Backward Class Commission was appointed in under the Chairmanship of Kaka Kalelkar. The commission was asked to determine the criteria to be adopted to provide concessions to “socially and educationally backward classes” besides the scheduled castes and scheduled tribes.

An Introduction to a Constitutional Puzzle Marc Galanter In view of the recent upsurge of interest in Other Backward Classes, it mny be timely to reflect on how this term became a category for public po!icy in India and what its possible meaning is.

The question of who were the Schedu'ed Castes was debated and roughly settled before Inde. ADVERTISEMENTS: Read this speech about the backward classes of India. A system of social stratification such as the caste rests upon the unequal distribution of power between status groups having definite position in the prestige hierarchy.

Social inequality is a product of Hindu caste ridden society. Nearly one third of India’s populations are socially, [ ].

niarbylbaycafe.com - Buy Competing Equalities: Law and the Backward Classes in India book online at best prices in India on niarbylbaycafe.com Read Competing Equalities: Law and the Backward Classes in India book reviews & author details and more at niarbylbaycafe.com Free delivery on qualified niarbylbaycafe.com: Marc Galanter.

WHO ARE THE "DEPRESSED CLASSES IN INDIA ". [To the Editor of the SPECTATOR.] SIR,—So far as I have seen, this question does not seem to have been answered in the discussion of the Round Table Conference or otherwise. The Census Table of Indian Religions recently issued has no such heading. It gives million " Hindus " and 7 million.

The Mandal Commission, or the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes Commission (SEBC), was established in India on 1 January by the Janata Party government under Prime Minister Morarji Desai with a mandate to "identify the socially or educationally backward classes" of India.

socio-political changes which have taken place during different successive periods during providing reservations to the depressed classes in the Government of India Act, which in turn, became the template for the Constitution of India. () was himself not a dalit, but a man of backward classes, a malis (gardener) by.

Chapter – II Other Backward Classes Movements in India This chapter is an historical perspective to analyze the genesis of the other backward classes’ movement in India.

Backward classes constitute an important segment of India’s population. They are large and mixed category of people with. ADVERTISEMENTS: Read this Comprehensive Essay on Class Movements in India. Backward Caste/class movements emerged among depressed castes and deprived sections of society in different parts of India with the spread of the national move­ment.

The difference between the religious and the caste movement is that while the former attacked evils of Hinduism, the latter exhorted [ ]. The Rise of the Other Backward Classes in the Hindi Belt CHRISTOPHE JAFFRELOT backward and tribal areas and depressed and other backward classes" (Constituent Assembly Debates) but did not elaborate further and, (Government of India n.d., ) The first Backward Classes Commission was appointed on January 29, under.

Jun 15,  · Congress did not have social reforms in its agenda in the beginning. However, when in the first Depressed Classes Conference was organized in Bombay, and the Dalits and non-Brahmins made proposals for separate electorates, the Congress reversed its policy.

First All India Depressed Classes Conference. Essay on The Backward Classes of India and their Problems.

One of the serious problems faced by the society and the nation is the caste system, still prevalent.

Caste system. In the 21st Century. This is a fact not easy to digest by foreigners and even the strata of society who are intelligent and well [ ]. The Backward Classes in Contemporary India (Oxford India Paperbacks) [André Béteille] on niarbylbaycafe.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Should quotas in education and employment be treated as matters of policy and not of right. Is the individual or groups of the community the fundamental bearer of rights and capacities. Can past disparities be adequately redressed?Cited by: Jun 30,  · The field survey data, combined with information from the census, various states’ lists of their backward classes, and personal knowledge of Commission members and others, enabled the Mandal Commission to generate an all-India “other backward classes” OBC list of 3, castes and a more-underprivileged “depressed backward classes” list.

Social movements and social transformation: a study of two backward classes movements in India. Rao. Macmillan, May 1, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book.

What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Educational and Social Uplift of Backward Classes: At what Cost and backwardness educationally backward classes excluding Gadaba Gadaria Ghosi Golla Goudus Gounder Government Hajjam Hindu Hindustan India Jhinwar Jodia Jogi Julaha Kahar Kanjar Kasai Kasera Kewat Khati Koli Kondh Kshatriya Kumhar Kurmi Educational and Social Uplift of.The Department of Backward Classes Welfare is created to ensure the welfare of Scheduled Castes; Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes with a view to integrate them ultimately with the mainstream of the society by effecting social, educational, economic and cultural uplift and thereby implement the provisions of the constitution of India.The Madras Provincial Backward Classes League claimed that backward non-Brahmins constituted fifty per cent of the Presi­ dency population.

Whether or not this was correct, it is neverthe­ less true that separate mobilization of the backward non-Brahmins left the elite, or forward, non-Brahmins somewhat politically niarbylbaycafe.com by: