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Analyse the causes and impact of caste-based violence on Indian society. Throw light on importance of raising awareness and empowering marginalized communities as crucial steps toward addressing caste-based atrocities.

Topic: Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism.

1. Analyse the causes and impact of caste-based violence on Indian society. Throw light on importance of raising awareness and empowering marginalized communities as crucial steps toward addressing caste-based atrocities. (250 words)

Difficulty level: Moderate

Reference: The Hindi

Why the question:

The article addresses the persistent issue of caste-based atrocities in India, highlighting the challenges and complexities involved.

Key Demand of the question:

To write about the how casteism leads to violence and its impact.

Directive word: 

Analyse – When asked to analyse, you must examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them in a summary.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Start by giving context.

Body:

First, discuss the reasons contributing to caste-based violence – tensions, grievances, or power dynamics tied to caste identities culminate in violent acts against those who are less privileged or economically disadvantaged within these systems.

Next, discuss the impact of caste-based violence on Indian society; impact on social fabric, economy, polity etc.

Next, write about role of awareness and empowerment in addressing caste-based violence.

Conclusion:

Suggest way forward for eradicating casteism in India.