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A Harijan Elite-The Lives of Some Untouchable Politicians

The Lives of Some Untouchable Politicians Oliver Mendelsohn The current furore over reservation for the "other backwards' contrasts with the generally uncontroversial system of reservation for the scheduled castes and tribes which has been in place throughout the post-Independence period. Why has such a vast system of reverse discrimination been so relatively uncontroversial?

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