Social Institutions: Continuity And Change

Social Institutions: Continuity And Change

Question

What was the contribution of Mahatma Gandhi towards upliftment of lower castes?

Answer

(i) He declared them as Harijan (i.e. people of god)

(ii) Advocated abolition of untouchability.

(iii) He declared caste as a social evil and colonial conspiracy to divide Indians.

(iv) He worked for abolition of caste distinctions.

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