ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Dominant Castes, Ruling Classes and the State

Dominant Castes, Ruling Classes and the State D N THE V P Singh government's decision to institute some reservation for backward castes (BCs) has brought about a sharp turn in Indian politics. Certainly it is not the 'social revolution' that some of its votaries are calling it. But the very reaction it has aroused shows that the step is not a mere, insubstantial gesture.

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