Dalit, oppressed group, definition and history

One section of Indian Society called themselves “Dalits” means oppressed1 group. The term dalit in Sanskrit is “dal” which means to crack, open, split and so on.  When used as a noun or adjective, it means burst, split, broken or torn asunder, downtrodden, scattered, crushed, destroyed2. The Present usage of the term Dalit goes back to the nineteenth century when Read More …