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COMPLIANCE OR DEFIANCE? THE CASE OF DALITS AND MAHADALITS

@inproceedings{Kunnath2013COMPLIANCEOD,
  title={COMPLIANCE OR DEFIANCE? THE CASE OF DALITS AND MAHADALITS},
  author={G. Kunnath},
  year={2013}
}
Introduction Dalits, who remain at the bottom of the Indian caste hierarchy, have resisted social and economic inequalities in various ways throughout their history. Their struggles have sometimes taken the form of the rejection of Hinduism in favour of other religions. Some Dalit groups have formed caste-based political parties and socio-religious movements to counter upper-caste domination. These caste-based organizations have been at the forefront of mobilizing Dalit communities in securing… Expand

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