How economic inequality impacts caste politics4 min read 25 Jul 2018, 10:46 AM IST
One of the big drivers of the ruling BJP's massive victory in 2014 was its ability to exploit inequalities within caste groups to expand its support base
New Delhi: When we think of caste-based inequality in India, we typically think of a pyramid where scheduled castes (SCs or Dalits) and scheduled tribes (STs) are at the bottom, other backward classes (OBCs) above them, and upper castes at the very top. Official survey data which measure caste along such broad lines support such a view.
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