India | Politicians exploit caste tensions ahead of general election

Politicians exploit caste tensions ahead of general election

Maharashtra has been wracked by a series of protests involving the dominant Marathas caste, who are demanding quotas for education and government jobs

August 14, 2018 5:58 PM (UTC+8)
Indian members of the Maratha community in the state of Maharashtra shout slogans during a protest in Mumbai on August 9, 2018. AFP PHOTO / PUNIT PARANJPE
Indian members of the Maratha community in the state of Maharashtra shout slogans during a protest in Mumbai on August 9, 2018. AFP PHOTO / PUNIT PARANJPE
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