India | Anger grows with ruling party over amendment to caste law

Anger grows with ruling party over amendment to caste law

Many Bharatiya Janata Party supporters are accusing the BJP of 'deserting' them for 'lower castes' that comprise two-thirds of the population

September 11, 2018 3:52 PM (UTC+8)
Members of the upper-caste and Other Backward Class groups take part in a strike over a legislative amendment to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Act in Allahabad on Sept. 6, 2018. Photo: AFP
Members of the upper-caste and Other Backward Class groups take part in a strike over a legislative amendment to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Act in Allahabad on Sept. 6, 2018. Photo: AFP
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