Why you should Caste your vote

Someone called “Dr Known” has sent Kafila, via our Contact page, this interesting email. I’m posting this here only because I found it interesting; posting does not necessarily constitute agreement. Or disagreement :)

Since Hinduism is based on CASTE hierarchies, it intrinsically breeds HATRED among Indians.

Hence,

* You must VOTE for candidates from your CASTE only.

* Only he can and will UNDERSTAND your culture and IMPROVE your socio-economic status.

* And do not worry if he is CORRUPT.

* You must vote him till 85% of all registered marriages in India are INTER-CASTE or INTER-FAITH.

This is the only way to STOP dis-integration of India.

2 thoughts on “Why you should Caste your vote”

  1. interesting polemic – but this is a variety of thought that is on the ascendecny in India. despite the rhetoric of ‘anti casteism’ that the author proposes it infact ends up supporting the intituition of caste. I am afraid much of the present incarnation of popular radical poilitics in India strenghtens the caste based politics and maintain division

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  2. India in its present avatar (read brahmnical) without caste is like a brahmin with a democratic mindset. Both are an impossiblity. What we can do whether it be polemical or de kinda kafila theorisation , is to utopiasing and utopiasing our idiosyncracies…
    Thanks

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