Caste Based Discrimination in Higher Education in India and Preventive Laws: - A Critical Study

Authors

  • Rashi Choudhary Research Scholar, Faculty of Laws, Bhagat Phool Singh Mahila Vishwavidyalaya Khanpur Kalan (Sonipat) Haryana.

Keywords:

Caste, Discrimination, Higher Education, Preventive measures

Abstract

“Ajyestaaso akanistaasa yete — sam bhraataro vaavrudhuh soubhagaya (No one is superior or inferior; all are brothers; all should strive for the interest of all and progress collectively) The Rigveda (Mandala 5, Sukta 60, Mantra 5) proclaim fraternity in Indian society. However, caste is biggest social evil Indian sub-continent. It spread as an epidemic in all major religious faith prevailing in Indian sub-continent. Even after the 70 years of Independence, we fail to achieve fraternity in the society. However, through Educational institute and education policy we can achieve fraternity in the society. To achieve this goal University Grant Commission formulates UGC (Promotion of Equity in Higher Educational Institutions) Regulation, 2012 that come in to force on 17 December 2012. Even after this regulation incidence of caste based discrimination are reported throughout India.
B. Key Words:- Caste , Discrimination, Higher Education, Preventive measures.

References

N/A

Downloads

Published

2024-02-28

How to Cite

Rashi Choudhary. (2024). Caste Based Discrimination in Higher Education in India and Preventive Laws: - A Critical Study. Innovative Research Thoughts, 10(1), 5–11. Retrieved from https://irt.shodhsagar.com/index.php/j/article/view/747