Archived from the original on Social issues in India. Indian Maithil Bihari Bhojpuri Bajjika etc. Inthe British Raj recommended separate electorates to select leaders for Dalits in the Communal Award. Globalization and the Politics of Identity in India. Views Read View source View history. Subsequent Sikh Gurusall of whom came from the Khatri caste, also denounced the hierarchy of the caste system.
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Caste and Bihar Politics. Bant Singh is a lower caste Mazhabi Sikh farmer and singer from Jhabhar village in Mansa district, Punjab, India, who has emerged as an agricultural labour activist, fighting landowners. Most Dalits in India practice Hinduism. Until the s, Dalits had little involvement in Bollywood or other film industries of India  and the community were rarely depicted at the heart of storylines. The landlords, in league with radical Sikh organisations and the SGPC, attempted to keep out the Dalits by razing the shrine overnight and constructing a gurdwara on it, but the Dalit quest for a say in the governing committee did not end. Among Hindus, each community followed its own variant of Hinduism.