Social Institutions: Continuity And Change

Social Institutions: Continuity And Change

Question

Which type of biased treatment given to SC and ST in development activity of state and the growth of private industry?

Answer

(i) Modern industry did not accept reservation rules for SC and ST.

(ii) Caste practices were abandoned in cities and ideas of individualism and meritocracy were preferred while people from lower castes have no earlier grip or debut to urbanised living manners.

(iii) In all textile mills and jute mills only upper caste people were given recruitment.

(iv) Middle men recruited people of their own caste and religion.

(v) Endogamy has remained sustained ab-initio as we see even today, most marriages take place within caste boundaries and even inter-caste marriages are solemnise only between upper castes (i.e. Brahmins, Kshtriya and Vaisya).

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