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Title: The Caste Ticket
Authors: Muralidharan, Sukumar
Keywords: Caste, Consociational Democracy, Dynastic Politics
Issue Date: 13-Apr-2019
Publisher: The Hindu Business Line, Kasturi and Sons Ltd., Chennai
Citation: Muralidharan, Sukumar (April 13, 2019) The caste ticket. BLink, The Hindu Business Line,
Abstract: Knitting together India’s many political subcultures, represented as castes, is key to democratic success. Caste is the unspeakable reality that also happens to be the great unavoidable in the Indian electoral scene. Early in his campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for the ostracism of everybody who talked caste. The government existed to serve all, “irrespective of caste, creed and other factors”, he pronounced while laying the foundation stone for a memorial at the birthplace of Ravidas, medieval poet-saint and icon of Dalit identity.
URI: https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/blink/know/playing-the-caste-ticket-in-elections-in-india/article26808780.ece
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