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What is the caste of the Aam Aadmi Party?

There are allegations of Arvind Kejriwal and his Aam Aadmi Party resorting to casteism to win elections. But the widely held belief still is that this party, born of a mass movement, is beyond the politics of caste. What is the reality? A report by Forward Press

“Regarding our castes it is held that some castes are meant for fighting, some for making weapons, some to graze sheep, some to till the land and some to tend gardens. But all this is nonsense because every caste has its own soldiers and generals, shepherds, ironsmiths and gardeners. Every caste has its own heroes and professional craftsmen. It is said that people from some castes are of mercurial temperament, some are idiots, some are thieves and some are fraudsters. Most likely, all this is nothing but criticism and complaint.” (My Dagestan, Rasul Hamzatov).

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