CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction to Caste 2. Caste system in India 3. Caste Politics in India 4. Reservation in India 5. Dhangar (Scheduled Tribe) 6. Ahir Caste in India 7. Yadavs in India 8. Gujjar Caste in India 9. Socialism 10. Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Act, 1989 11. Other Backward Class 12. Dalits 13. Fundamentals Rights in India 14. Directive Principles and Fundamental Duties of India 15. Constitution of India 16. Government of India 17. Writ 18. United States Bill of Rights
Castes are systems of occupation, endogamy, social culture, social class and political power, the assignment of individuals to places in the social hierarchy is determined by social group and cultural heritage. Although India is often now associated with the word "caste", it was first used by the Portuguese to describe inherited class status in their own European society.