Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

Official designations given to various groups indigenous people in India

Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Under CC License)

The Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) are officially designated groups of historically disadvantaged people in India. The 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. The people in scheduled castes are essentially the lowest part of Hindu society.

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While it's a calculated move to bond with politically crucial Nidhads it is an attempt to rope in the atipichda (most backward caste) like Mallahas, Binds and so..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 6 days ago

The names of candidates for Surguja, Bastar, Raigarh and Kanker seats, reserved for the Scheduled Tribes (STs) and Janjgir-Champa, which is allocated to a..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

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