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social status or position conferred by a system based on class

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(Hinduism) a hereditary social class among Hindus

a social class separated from others by distinctions of hereditary rank or profession or wealth

in some social insects (such as ants) a physically distinct individual or group of individuals specialized to perform certain functions in the colony

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His study has a depth with analyzing caste-consciousness with demographic study analysis of political history and finally discussion on voting behavior of the province of Bihar particularly with reference to the dynamics of casteism.
We welcome interfaith dialogue that confronts casteism and upholds human dignity, especially Dalit liberation.
Emancipation of women, annihilation of casteism, racism, eradication of poverty or any just cause is possible only when there is openness to change, humility to accept, respect to learn from the other person as these Jews had done.
We are not merely reforming our country, we are transforming it, the Prime Minister asserted, adding that an India free from poverty, terrorism, corruption, communalism, and casteism is being created.
We are working hard to overcome many of the forces such as intolerance, extremism, casteism and so on"
3) "Diler is candid in justifying his desire to remain shackled in Casteism.
The petitioner, a Supreme Court lawyer Ashwini Upadhyay said in his plea: " Judicial reform is not only necessary to secure fundamental right of fair trial and speedy justice to every citizen under Article 21 of the Constitution but also essential to control the prevailing corruption, crime, casteism and communalism.
Other enemy is casteism, communal politics & other is opportunism.
However, even today most of the people in India were very backward, steeped in casteism and communalism and even vote on these basis, said Katju.
It is the duty of all patriotic people to spread rational and scientific ideas in this period to combat casteism, communalism and superstitions," he said.
We realize that Christians have often been complicit in systems of violence, injustice, militarism, racism, casteism, intolerance and discrimination.
He also talked about the need to eliminate evil practices like casteism to save all the religions.
It is about casteism that we face on a daily basis," said Kashyap, giving the example of how the film portrays an upper caste member refusing to drink the water touched by a lower caste person.
Singh urged the security personnel to keep an effective check on the incidents in which attempts are made to break the country on the lines of casteism, religion or regionalism.
The BJP has freed the country from (the shackles) of casteism (jaativaad), dynastic politics (pariwarvaad) and appeasement," said the BJP chief, who arrived here to a rousing reception by party leaders and supporters.