ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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GENEVA-Peaceful Revolution in Czechoslovakia

 that between the Mallas and Madigas who also practice untouchability among themselves. And precisely because conditions of life have changed the least for them as well as due to the persistence of dreadful caste oppression, the feeling of caste is extraordinarily strong among them. And how could it be otherwise when in the village the Harijan still does not get any drinking water if there is a single well and has to content himself with what is available in some brackish stream or pond, maybe many miles away? How could it be different when even in the way he is spoken to, in the change in the inflections of the voice as well as in the vocabulary, he is made to feel that he is beyond the pale? When his honour and even his life are regarded as being below the level of those of the draught animals?

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