Indian Supreme Court Prevents Campaigning on Caste and Religion

Indian Supreme Court Prevents Campaigning on Caste and Religion

By Steve Ragatzki.

Today's post discusses the Indian caste system, which divides Hindus into groups based on karma and dharma. The separate castes are segregated, and abuse against lower-caste people has risen to the level of a human rights violation. A recent decision by the Indian Supreme Court held that candidates for office may no longer campaign based on religious or caste platforms.

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