Dalit

Marginalized communities in the South Asian caste system

Dalit is a name for people belonging to the lowest caste in India, characterised as "untouchable". Dalits were excluded from the four-fold varna system of Hinduism and were seen as forming a fifth varna, also known by the name of Panchama. Dalits now profess various religious beliefs, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Christianity, Islam and various other belief systems.

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Chirag Paswan on Wednesday blamed Janata Dal (United) for engineering the split in Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) to stop his emergence as a Dalit leader but steered..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 5 days ago

In a contemporary version of the palace coups of yore, Lok Janshakti Party founder Ramvilas Paswanโ€™s brother and nephew combined to depose the late Dalit..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

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