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The God. Whose God?

Religious posters pasted on the wall of a house owned by a Dalit in Pipariya Dostiya village of Rhautahat district.

Religious posters pasted on the wall of a house owned by a Dalit in Pipariya Dostiya village of Rhautahat district.

Many Hindus actively practice, promote and protect untouchability, the caste-based discrimination. There are several layers of untouchability in Hindu society but the most visible is the one against the Dalits (collectively those who are at the lower levels of the caste hierarchy) by the non-Dalits (collectively those who are at the higher strata). Untouchability exists among Dalits too. It exists among non-Dalits as well. Continue reading