Using your phone's internet browser
go to:  qna.rediff.com
Click and drag this link to
the Home icon in your browser.
Q.

Is caste census a good idea Of Mr.Veerappa Moilee ??

Asked by AWASTHI, 21 Oct '09 01:50 am
  Invite a friend  |  
  Save  |  
 Earn 10 points for answering
Answer this question  Earn 10 points for answering    
4000 characters remaining  
  
    
Keep me signed inNew User? Sign up

Answers (3)

 
1.

That would be a sad day indeed.

Except a vested political interest, nothing to come out of it. Mandal Commission estimates, which were projections of the 1931 census, posited that 52 per cent of India could be classified as backward caste. Since political battles on the backward caste issue were under the Mandal Commission banner, the benefits to these sections that accrued in terms of reservations in employment and university enrolment were also guided by this statistical understanding. Since then court rulings have accepted the 50 per cent mark as the upper limit for reservations. If a figure lower than this is proposed, those currently enjoying the benefits are likely to be aggrieved, and this can show up in the stance of political parties and various interest groups.

The caste census had been left behind in 1931, when the British were still around, but casteism continues to be a malign presence in Indian life. After the political tremors caused in the late 1980s and the earl ...more
Answered by DR DINESH SHARMA, 21 Oct '09 01:57 am

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (1)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received
2.

Any thing that devides society is must for congress to win election and rest all parties has to say yes .
One who dares to say no will be thown out of the system by people becouse they will be abused in verbalyy with some adjective derogatry.
Answered by Subhas Mitra, 05 Nov '09 07:07 pm

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (0)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received
3.

In simple words, sheer nonsense
Answered by iqbal seth, 21 Oct '09 06:15 am

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (0)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received

Ask a Question

Get answers from the community

600 characters remaining

Related Answer

Q.
A

Luxurious bath items are a good idea, but I'd avoid pre-scented ones as some people are allergic to fragrances. ", Buy some unscented bath gel or liqu..more

Answered by Mickey