The restive Kapu (The Indian Express)

Written by Christophe Jaffrelot, A Kalaiyarasan Reservations are often used by castes to achieve something more than redressing deprivation. The Kapu agitation in Andhra Pradesh is one such example. Unlike the agitations of Jats in Haryana, Marathas in Maharastra and Patels in Gujarat, which are marked by “fear of below”, that is, the relative mobility…

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Updated: April 20, 2019 — 4:49 PM