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Why caste data is critical for states pushing for debatable affirmative action

By Shreehari Paliath for IndiaSpend Bengaluru: Without precise caste data, the new central law that will restore to states and Union territories the power to notify social and educationally backward classes (SEBC/OBC) will not result in targeted affirmative action, say researchers and students bodies. Caste data, not disclosed in India since 1931 on the grounds that they encourage the idea […]