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Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

Official designations given to various groups indigenous people in India

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Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes: Official designations given to various groups indigenous people in India
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.


Dindigul Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: DMK's P Velusamy leading with 64.34% votes

Dindigul Lok Sabha constituency comprises of six assembly segments. Out of them, one is reserved for Scheduled Caste candidates.
DNA - Published

Banswara Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 Rajasthan: Congress' Tarachand Bhagora trailing against BJP's Kanakmal Katara

Banswara seat has been reserved for candidates representing the Scheduled Tribe community. BJP's Kanakmal Katara and Congress' Tarachand Bhagora were the key candidates in the fray in 2019. BJP's..
DNA - Published

Pataliputra Lok Sabha Constituency: List of candidates for 2019 LS Poll, past results, all updates

Pataliputra Sahib is one of the eight Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar going to vote on May 19 for the seventh and final phase of the Lok Sabha Election 2019. It consists of the following assembly..
DNA - Published

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