Is in India still a caste system?
What's the cast system ? I know that the persons where divided into classes. But who were the lower and who the higher classes ? Is there still a cast system ?
Asked By: feelthemagic - 2/10/2010
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the caste system is still alive but changig it's face... More
Answered By: Apple - 2/10/2010
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they are trying to get it away but its still there, in rural places
Answered By: Hans Fredrich Rabe - 2/10/2010
The caste system is still in place, albeit with less social stigma than in years past. Look at the link in the source, and that will give you all the information you need.
Answered By: rayven - 2/10/2010
Yes...it is there....i am a victim of it...i loved a girl from different caste...everything on both sides is good except the caste...even though both are from two different higher castes...difference is there to make us apart...caste discrimination is increasing day by day and i expect a caste civil wars in future.Hope... More
Answered By: >>PoDoC<< - 2/10/2010
The purpose of the caste system in India was to divide the people into four different groups. The four different varnas (castes) were the Brahmins, or priests; the Kshatriyas, or kings and warriors; the Vaishyas, or merchants; and the Sudras, or commoners and farmers. Anyone who defied the rules of this system was... More
Answered By: Thaurron - 2/10/2010
The cast system, in short, is the division of people not based on economical, but social status... More
Answered By: Arjun I - 2/10/2010
A social structure in which classes are determined by heredity.The caste stratification of the Indian society had its origin in the chaturvarna system.According to this doctrine the Hindu society was divided into four main varnas - Brahmins, Kashtriyas, Vaishyas and Shudras.It is still in force in some part of India.
Answered By: krk - 2/10/2010
The Caste system still does exist but not looked upon at so much as it was 60 years ago! Younger generation don't care to which community or caste they belong to, most of them have become the outside of the box thinkers! People get married outside of there caste or region or marry into a different religion! So... More
Answered By: sunny - 2/11/2010
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Answered By: Police Officer - 2/13/2010
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