Tag : Hindu caste system
title : Christian 'Untouchables' Plan Rally For Equal Rights in India, Forced to Choose between Faith, Poverty
summary : Dalit Christians, members of the lower caste "untouchables" in India, are planning a countrywide rally in March to demand equal rights and oppose government discrimination they say targets them for their beliefs. The Marathi word "Dalit" has been used since the late 1880s to describe the outcasts who were oppressed and broken by Hindu society.
date : Feb 02, 2016 07:53 PM EST