Topic: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India. Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes.
1) “Despite years of reservation, the conditions of Dalits in India still remain miserable”. In the light of some recent incidence, bring out the major reasons behind miserable condition of Dalits. Give suggestions for improvement.(250 words)
Why this question:
The question is in the backdrop of the recently released Article 15, which is a welcome addition to films that portray Dalit subjectivity in a nuanced manner.
Key demand of the question:
The answer needs to evaluate the conditions of Dalit and how they have remained unaddressed despite the affirmative action of State through reservation.
Structure of the answer:
In brief quote facts and represent conditions of Dalit in India.
The answer must evaluate the conditions of Dalits in our society and examine their conditions with respect to the provisions of reservation and in what way reservation has mostly failed to serve the real purpose of fixing the root problems.one must suggest solutions to the problem like apart from reservation mainstreaming the community, awareness, rooting out inequalities etc. need action.
Conclude with way forward.