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Assessing Dalit Movement

At Crossroads: Dalit Movement Today edited by Sandeep Pendse; Vikas Adhyayan Kendra, Bombay, 1994: pp xiii 4132, Rs 100. THE caste issue occupies a central position in any discussion of social transformation in the Indian context. To a large extent the credit for focusing attention on caste goes to the dalit movement. The dalit movement hammered the point that emancipation of the ex-untouchables is not an isolated task. Similarly, social transformation cannot ignore the various layers of caste discrimination.

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