The History of Reservation in India


Caste Based Reservation in India started in 2nd Century BC. In Manusmriti – the law book of Brahmins all the laws were based on Caste and no Merit was ever considered. It divided people into High and Low Castes on the basis of their birth and not on the basis of Merit. Wealth, Political power, Spiritual leadership, Education, Ownership of Land, Trade and all lucrative aspects were reserved purely to the higher castes.

The History of Reservation

The History of Reservation

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  1. Pingback: What Brahmin Merit? In Punjab, with 98.92% marks, a Dalit girl secured 2nd position in class 10th! | Dr. B. R. Ambedkar's Caravan

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