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Caste association and political process in Gujarat

Ghanshyam S. Shah

Caste association and political process in Gujarat

a study of Gujarat Kshatriya Sabha

by Ghanshyam S. Shah

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Published by Popular Prakashan in Bombay .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Caste -- India -- Gujarat.,
  • Political participation -- India -- Gujarat.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGhanshyam Shah.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT720 .S38 1975, HT720 S44 1975
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 218 p. ;
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21566849M

      Also, Indian Diasporas, especially the Patels of Gujarat and the Sikh Jats of Punjab, had their own impact both in economic and political terms. However, the effects of globalization have been mixed.   Abstract. Most social scientists today agree that identity is a social construction, not a primordial given. They also agree that the state (through its power to dominate discourse) is a key agent in the process of identity construction. The literature on caste in India is illustrative. Caste used to be thought of as an ancient fact of Hindu life, Cited by:

    In this year's Gujarat Assembly Elections, the Congress and the BJP have carefully fielded candidates, keeping in mind the caste arithmetic. Gujarat elections: The BJP has nominated 50 Patidars and the Congress has fielded 41 candidates. Ahmedabad: In the Gujarat Assembly Elections , caste dynamic remains at the core, say political analysts.   While jobs and development have been the focus of political parties during campaign rallies, the fate of Assembly elections in Gujarat will mainly be dependent on the caste factor. This time the.

      The caste-based agitations that began in , by Hardik Patel and his ‘frenemies’ Jignesh Mevani and Alpesh Thakore, despite their cross-purposes, left the BJP mauled in the recent Gujarat Author: Virendra Pandit.   But wherever caste association aligned with a particular party the caste leaders asked caste members to vote for that party. The Kshatriya leaders of Gujarat in elections asked Kshatriya voters that i t was their Kshatriya dhar~nat o vote for tlle Congress because it was "the great institution and working for the develop~ne~oltf t he country".Author: Biju P R.


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caste politics Gujarat Kshatriya Sabha. URI http. The modernity of traditton: the democratic incarnation of caste in India. Chicago, Illinois: The University of Chicago, May (Photo reproduced copy). Shah, Ghanshyam. Caste association and political process in Gujarat: a study of Gujarat.

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Shah (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : G. Shah. From the s onwards, the rise of Hindutva politics blurred caste identities, and in the s, communal polarisation further accentuated this process.

In the early s, a class-based sense of belongingness asserted itself at the expense of caste, evident from the way Narendra Modi promoted the notion of the “neo-middle class” in the.

This does not, however, help describe caste divisions adequately. When divisions are found within a jati, the word sub-jati or sub-caste is used. This does not solve the problem if there are four orders of divisions of the kind found in Gujarat. If the first-order divisions are called jatis and castes.

In book: Explaining Caste in Indian Society (ESO—14, Society and Stratification) Chapter: Caste Dynamics: Economic and Political; Publisher: Indira Author: Gaurang Sahay.

Caste and political group formation in Tamilnad Andre Beteille 9. Caste and political mobilisation in a Gujarat district Anil Bhatt Caste and political participation in two cities Donald B.

Rosenthal Index author bio One of India's most remarkable intellectuals. AHMEDABAD: The caste factor is likely to remain at the core of Gujarat Assembly polls following the emergence of caste-based movements, with major parties distributing tickets accordingly. Both the BJP and Congress have kept the caste arithmetic in mind while given tickets for polls.

Through the analysis of investment policies, this book offers a novel explanation, which links social identity, class, and economic policy outcomes. Its main findings highlight a link between pro-business policies and exclusionary political trends in India's high growth phase, and offer a sobering perspective on the current model of growth in.

7 Charotar is the name of a prosperous part in the Kaira district of Gujarat, well known for its agricultural yield and for the powerful caste of peasant proprietors known as Patidars who emerged from this area to be one of the most influential communities in by:   The public prominence of Hardik Patel and the nature of ticket distribution among candidates of both parties has led to political scientists and commentators noting that this time on, Gujarat is back to caste politics.

However, while caste is definitely back in the electoral politics, this time its nature is different and so are its demands. Upper Caste Dominance and the Political History of Gujarat's Conversion to Vegetarianism.

Far from being a historical practice, vegetarianism in Gujarat is actually a state-sponsored value system. The removal of the boundaries between "civil society" and "political society" meant that caste now played a huge role in the political arena and also influenced other government-run institutions such as police and the judicial system.

Though caste seemed to dictate one's access to such institutions. At some stage, koli became accepted as a caste and thus superior to the tribal Bhils.

Early. Records of Koli people exist from at least the 15th century, when rulers in the present-day Gujarat region noted their chieftains as being marauding robbers and dacoits.

Over a period of several centuries, some of them were able to establish petty chiefdoms throughout the Agricultural communities: Bharwad, Rabari. The relationship between caste and politics has been analysed at two lev­els: one, how caste affects politics, and two, how politics affects caste.

Rudolph is of the opinion that caste association has given caste a new vitality and democracy has enabled caste to play an important political role in India. D.L. Seth (Economic and Po­litical. In this political process, the dominant caste groups come to the forefront.

For example – During elections in Andhra Pradesh, two dominant caste groups, Reddy’s and Kamma’s particularly contested in the election and were involved directly/indirectly.

The intensity and nature of caste sentiments have changed in the last four decades, and they have come to have a limited influence in voting behaviour. In the course of the political process, agglomerations of different jatis, sometimes even of unequal social status, have evolved a common political identity.

But perceptions of identity, common interests and political .Yadavas and Koeris encouraged the Bihar State Backward caste Association in to contest elections. During the s, B. R. Ambedkar disparaged the use of caste as a political board.

He expected the limitations of using caste as a political resource and instead emphasized eliminating the concept of caste from Indian society.