Caste System in India
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Caste System in India

Explore the history and impact of the caste system in India, including the social divisions, privileges, and restrictions associated with different castes. Learn about the challenges faced by lower castes and the rigidity of social mobility in traditional Indian society.

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What was the role of Brahmans in the caste system?

Most privileged caste

Why were intercaste marriage and dining prohibited in the caste system?

To maintain social hierarchy

What were some of the tasks performed by the outcastes in society?

Sweeping roads

What restricted a person from changing their social status in the caste system?

<p>Occupation they were born into</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why did people fear exclusion from their caste in the caste system?

<p>It was considered worse than death</p> Signup and view all the answers

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