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Critically examine the concept of Sanskritisation.

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Critically examine the concept of Sanskritisation. 

  • No structural change only positional change for some individuals. 
  • Assumption of upper castes as being superior hence to be imitated. 
  • Justification of the practice of inequality and exclusion as marks of privileges of upper castes hence are discriminatory. 
  • Adoption of higher caste rituals and beliefs which are discriminatory in nature. 
  • Adopting dowry practices instead of bride price. 
  • Erosion of dalit culture.

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