scheduled castes


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scheduled castes

pl n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) certain classes in Indian society officially granted special concessions. See Harijan
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Summary: New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): BJP MP Heena Gavit on Monday demanded reservation for the people belonging to Scheduled Castes (SCs), Scheduled Tribes (STs) and Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in private sector.
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India, March 9 -- The discussion in cyberspace on the two Supreme Court judgements on Dalit Christians patently exposes the cleavage between those who descend from converts from the Scheduled castes and others who are converts from other social groups.
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ISLAMABAD, March 29, 2012 (Frontier Star): Scheduled Caste Rights Movement (SCRM), in collaboration with Action Aid Pakistan will hold a protest demonstration ceremony here on Thursday to highlight the sufferings of the scheduled castes.
26 -- The Tamil Nadu Chief-minister M Karunanidhi has urged the Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to ensure inclusion of Scheduled Castes (SC) converted Christians in the list of SC's through an Act of Parliament, meeting the requirements of Article 341(2) of the Constitution.