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Marginalized communities in the South Asian caste system

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Dalit: Marginalized communities in the South Asian caste system
Dalit, also previously known as untouchable, is a name for people belonging to the lowest stratum castes in India. 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. Scheduled Castes is the official term for Dalits as per the Constitution of India.

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UP Dalit sisters death: 6 arrests made by Police, 1 caught in an encounter | Oneindia news *News [Video]

UP Dalit sisters death: 6 arrests made by Police, 1 caught in an encounter | Oneindia news *News

In a gruesome, brutal and shocking incident reported in the Lakhimpur district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, two Dalit sisters were found dead and in a brutal state. The police today arrested 6 young..

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