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caste

a specialized individual amongst social insects. Examples of castes are workers and drones in a bee colony.
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Even while shooting the film, we used to discuss about the various issues our country is facing, especially casteism, because this film is based on the caste divide."
Racism is defined as 'poor treatment of people because of their race while as Casteism is a blind group loyalty towards one's own caste or sub-caste, which does not care for the interests of other castes, and seeks to realize the social, economic, political and other interests of its own group'.
Mathew Joseph of Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi, said it's extremely unfortunate that an 'honour killing' involving Christian community took place in a place like central Kerala where social reformists like Poykayil Appachan and Pampadi John Joseph led movements against casteism in a big way in the last century.
Adityanath's saffron attire helps RSS in propagating its Casteism laden Hindutva.
After rigorous deliberation seven consensus points were put forward to all political parties reps like political parties should discourage casteism, nepotism and dynastic politics in AJK, Ershad said.
Throughout the book, Sherinian highlights the ways in which Dalits--in the face of systemic marginalization based on casteism, sexism, and classism-have used folk music as an expressive medium for liberation theology.
One of the issues that this document, which inordinately emphasizes on "full realization of unity" of churches, would raise for the Churches in India would be the question of factors of disunity within churches (intra-church disunity) and the intersection of theological and ecclesial factors with the so called cultural factors like casteism to reproduce "divisions" which distort the unity of the church.
Indian media today are more regional and divisive than diverse, and are overwhelmingly driven by sensationalism, politicisation, regionalisation, corruption and casteism. Athique correctly points out that media in India are often criticised for failing to represent the majority, and obsessively covering sporting and celluloid celebrities, as well as their glamorous lives --thus alienating the masses.
Churches in India were called upon to tackle "institutional casteism" at a conference in May organized by the World Council of Churches and Indian churches and groups.
Referring to a drama - Santha alladhu Palaniappan - staged by a group of his friends from Nagapattinam four to five decades ago at Villupuram to propagate the ideals of E.V.Ramasamy, he said, "We were ridiculed those days and disparaging remarks regarding our caste and community were hurled at us." The drama was meant to condemn casteism.
of San Diego) gather together seven chapters that examine how the phenomenon of "exoticization" is used by writers of South Asian descent to critically examine the post-colonial ramifications of casteism, religious intolerance, and gender violence across different cultural contexts in the region, and how current perceptions of "native" and "diasporic" South Asian subjects problematize ideologies of authenticity across Western-Eastern divides.