Untouchability-Apartheid in Nepal

Caste System and caste based discrimination (untouchability) is a modern form of slavery and apartheid that exists in south Asia, especially Nepal and India. Catse system is the worst form of alienation among the Hindu Varna System, created by so-called group of maestros about 3 thousand years back. The Aryans who hailed from West Asia invaded the South Asian subcontinent and started mistreating and categorizing the nature-loving Dravids who are the aboriginal inhabitants of the land. The witty Aryans then formulated 4 castes; them being as the Khstriyas (warriors, administrators and rulers), Brahmins (the conservative worshippers and witty rule makers), Vaisyas (the economical agents of the society) and Shudras (the highly skilled and hard working labours and slaves including women). Shudra was created also for the harsh level of punishment where one from the former three could be demoted gradually or directly to the lattermost. Rulers like Jayasthiti Malla, Surendra and Janga Bahadur further institutionalised caste system in Nepal. The approach towards elimination of caste-based discrimination has always been a one-way traffic until now i.e. targeted only towards the Dalits (so called untouchables). It should be the other way around. It is the minds of the non-dalits that needs to be cleaned. Non-dalits should be targeted, as they are the reason why the system still persists today. At the same time there should be unhindered empowerment of the dalit community in multiple arenas [Prioritising free education, implementing employment generation programs through institutionalising their indigenous skills and products (through patent and trademark which would pay royalty to the community development), unquestioned reservation in all walks of life and through implementation of strict liability legislation against the defaulters or promoters].


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