Caste politics in our republic is running sore ,shelved our right of equality given by constituion makers after centuries of subjugation.
In Muslim era masses divided between beleivers n non-beleivers (kafirs)n issue of caste not existed.
In English reign initially profit oriented trade n political superioty came in theirway due to weaken Mughal Empire.
To retained dominance they initiated “divide n rule formula”. In 1859 British Governor of Bombay Lord Elephinston adviced n suggested Roman maxim “divide it in Pere”which English observed till they depart.
They treated Indian as their subject hence issue of equality not existed. Caste wise classification by meas of census done 1872,1881 n enthorographic census in1901.
British Army recruitment policies based on caste classification. Mr.Herbert Risley ICS in 1901 carriedout anthopogican approach to proof European superiority over Indians n difference between different segments of Indian people.
Politicians and media basking in caste corridor must condemn caste politics for health of The Nation>