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Politics of scheduled castes in Bihar

G. P. Ojha

Politics of scheduled castes in Bihar

a study of Patna District

by G. P. Ojha

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Published by Jagjivan Ram Institute of Parliamentary Studies and Political Research in Patna .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Patna (India : District),
  • India,
  • Patna (District)
    • Subjects:
    • Dalits -- India -- Patna (District) -- Politics and government.,
    • Patna (India : District) -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Ganesh Prasad Ojha and Amar Kumar Jha.
      ContributionsJha, Amar Kumar.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS422 .C3, Microfiche 90/60155
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Paginationv. <1- >
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2005077M
      LC Control Number90903239

      A ground report from rural Bihar. This is why Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes are their special targets. It expressed serious concern about the politics behind conversions and warned. BIHAR DATA HIGHLIGHTS: THE SCHEDULED CASTES Census of India The State of Bihar was bifurcated, with the formation of the State of Jharkhand in November Presently, the State has 37 districts, after its reorganization. The Scheduled Caste (SC) population of Bihar State is File Size: 39KB.

        Upper castes will get due representation in Rajya Sabha, legislative council: BJP in Bihar Altogether four castes Brahmin, Bhumihar, Rajput and Kayasthas - fall in the 'Savarna' group in the.   As voting concludes for the first phase in Bihar on Thursday, the Lok Sabha polls may decide the political future of two big leaders of Bihar -- .

      Buta Singh (born 21 March ) is an Indian politician and a senior leader of the Indian National was the Union Home Minister of India, Governor of Bihar and was chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes from –Children: Arvinder Singh Lovely. Scheduled Castes of Bihar‎ (6 P) Scheduled Tribes of Bihar‎ (3 P) Pages in category "Social groups of Bihar" The following 95 pages are in this category, out of 95 total. This list may not reflect recent changes. .


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This study presents a detailed analysis of the multifaceted struggle of the Scheduled Castes, the odyssey of their transformation from an apolitical, ostracized and indigent mass into a crucial factor in the political structure.

Get this from a library. Scheduled castes in Indian politics and society. [Joseph Benjamin] -- With special reference to Bihar. The caste politics in Bihar can be categorized into two phases, pre phase and post phase. In pre Bihar, the upper castes – Brahmins, Bhumihars, Rajputs and Kayasthas not only dominated the social and political space, but also the bureaucracy and the judiciary.

These upper caste Hindus were numerically small as compared to the. Initially, the order only recognised Scheduled Castes from the Hindu religion. Thereafter, it was amended twice in and to include Sikhs and Buddhists, respectively. This volume offers for the first time a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the making and maintenance of a modern caste society in colonial and postcolonial West Bengal in India.

Drawing on cutting-edge multidisciplinary scholarship, it explains why caste continues to be neglected in the politics of and scholarship on West Bengal, and how caste relations have permeated the politics of the. Bihar Caste, Politics & the Cycle of Strife At Belchi, over 22 members of the scheduled castes had been burned to death.

By the s, as the animosities between the Red (Left) groups and the elite grew, a deep polarisation in caste and community consciousness occurred. With the ‘Mandalisation’ of politics, the forward castes.

In politics we will have equality and in social & economic of Bihar State (India) Mr. R.S. Gavai who kindly accepted my request to write foreword for this book. ‘Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes List (Modification) Order’.

However, under article. SC /ST / OBC certificates (caste certificates) are issued by SDOs in all Sub- Divisions. In Kolkata, such certificates are issued by DWO, Kolkata.

Caste certificates for SC & ST are issued in terms of The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Identification) Act, OBC certificates are issued in terms of Govt.

Notification No. Bihar elections Caste politics: Why the Bihar election is tragic, regardless of the outcome Bihar is headed for a sharply polarised election: the BJP is propelled by the upper castes. Bihar is India's poorest state and one of its most violent.

Political killings have become so common in Bihar over the past decade that, according to India Today, they no longer make 's leading newspaper, the Times of India, estimated that between and there had been more politically motivated murders in Bihar than in Punjab. Some of that violence has been directed at Cited by: 1.

The Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes are officially designated groups of people in India. The terms are recognised in the Constitution of India and the groups are designated in one or other of the categories.

For much of the period of British rule in the Indian subcontinent, they were known as the Depressed Classes. In modern literature, the Scheduled Castes are sometimes referred to as Dalit. The next turning point for the political mobilisation of caste was the Ramja-nmabhoomi movement.

The upper castes in Bihar seemed to return to the BJP -- but so did some Yadavs, following the Author: Aditi Phadnis. From - SEMINAR #, February"The State of Bihar," p.

(See also a Book review.). THESE brief reflections on caste and politics in Bihar are meant to reinforce the recent and particularly sensitive observations of Ashis Nandy and Dipankar Gupta on the meaning of caste in the social and political calculus of late 20th century India.

By the early s there began a shift in caste politics. The continuation of a one party system, which was the Congress party, composed mostly of upper-caste leadership, came to an was partly due to economic liberalisation in India which reduced the control the state had on the economy and thus the lower castes, and partly due to an upsurge in caste based parties that made the.

In Bihar during the s many Scheduled Caste landless labourers in the central plains supported left-wing trade union and peasant groups, some of which used armed opposition to the state government and advocated land reform and standard wages.

(Most of these demands were actually already on the Statute Book but had never been enforced.). Forward caste (referred as General Class/General Category/ Open Category) is a term used in India to denote social groups that is ahead of other Indians on an average on economic and social front.

Forward castes form about % of the population, the number varying by region. Those groups that qualify for reservation benefits are listed as Other Backward Class or Scheduled Castes and. In Bihar, the scheduled castes are totally with the JDU-BJP.

Of the 38 seats reserved for scheduled caste candidates, 37 are with the JDU-BJP, split 19 to 18 between them. The attraction of Dalits to the BJP, where it is in power, is not unusual: in Gujarat also, Narendra Modi has trounced Congress eight to three in scheduled caste constituencies.

ADVERTISEMENTS: Scheduled Tribes: Definition and Problems of Tribal People. Tribes of India are varied in terms of their socio-economic and political development. Some of them have changed through Hinduisation, and some through conversion to Christianity or other routes.

Some tribal people are in the transitional phase, while others are adhering to their old lifestyles. Major caste matters: Caste and politics in rural Bihar Article (PDF Available) in Contributions to Indian Sociology 43(3) September with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Gaurang Sahay.

With Jitan Ram Manjhi resigning just before the trust vote could take place in the assembly, on today's Prime Time we discuss with a panel of political leaders about the political crisis in Bihar. In Uttar Pradesh, Scheduled Castes make up a little over 21 per cent of the population and in Bihar, over 16 per cent.

Both these states have seen Scheduled. Narendra Modi’s landslide win in was hailed as an end to caste as it denied the OBCs their hitherto decisive role in India’s politics.

Eighteen months later, with the Bihar polls, it is Author: Satish Deshpande.