Imaginary ‘Casteism’ is India’s ‘Divide and Rule Policy’ Political Economics of India

gurumurti balarishnan pandipeddhi


This article centres on the very issue  - whether  there  anything called as Caste at all?

 As per *sociological and Historical researches it is evident that there is nothing is called as ‘Caste’; but just imaginary play by politicians ploy  just to ‘divide and rule people’; for they realized their parties survival;  just depend on   ‘dividing the people’ ‘as many divisions as possible’.

 Whether so called ‘castes’ have anything to do with Economics?


 If ‘casteism’ is conceived on a principle of Division of labor?

Yes, if work is based on ‘castes’ - anyone might shift to any ‘caste’ from any ‘caste’ or vice versa.


In fact, as every kind of person living depends upon his or her expertise or skill opted work, is the  history is the historical determination over millenniums.


Is Division of labor is in existence?

Yes, some apportionment of work kind ethic of man;


Whether division of labor is some kind of hereditary culture?


Not necessarily, the man changes as and when need arises;

 What is a ‘property right’ concept as is contained in Article 300A, - a replacement of Article 31,  - a fundamental right, in the Constitution of India;

Should we need to visualize what is ‘Desire’?


Yes, with the vision of Gautam Buddha,  of Buddhism, an Enlightened thought approach. It attracted Dr. B. R. Ambedkar,  - as the Best life concept; it attracted world over, for its Simplicity and vibrancy; it ‘despises’  ‘Desires’ altogether, as root cause of all evils.


What promotes, a meaningful principles of Economic Growth?

Reasonable meaningful living, that is all


Buddhism is a Concept of Economics of simple living.  Every religion is based on some Concept of Economics of living.  


Economics has been some basic  tool of human behavior of every generation;


Does it mean to conserve the wealth to living?

No, Is it some hoarding greed based concept? Obviously not.

 Can hoarding of any wants, achieve the Doctrine of Equity?

How could be possible?

 Dreams = Wants = Desires = Hoarding = Evils/Miseries = Problems - conveyed by Buddhist thought in his eight jewels; Buddhist thought of Economic Growth;


Resources are always Scarce ;


Scarcity mother of all Conflicts of Man - well portrayed by Buddha


Buddhism is basically a Democratic principle -  rule by the People, for the people, and to the people;


Essence of Democracy - a basic Principle of Old Pastoral Society, a community  life;

 Community cannot hoard anything; need to put everything for ‘Even and Equitable Distribution’ .in the Community = Sharing with mutual love of living!

What then is a caste? when there is no caste at all ?  Castes are some imaginary perception like Latitudes, Longitudes, or Equator or something else, if meaningfully used that works?

 What is Economics? A long term perception.  Some ‘human behavior’ oriented thought.


Buddhism; Economics of Distribution; Nature’s Bounty; Caste System; Imaginary perception by caste protagonists; Reservation - a thought never existed in human history - Man a unique creature, not replicable - Caste principle is misused Dogma of Politi

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