What measures are adopted in a democracy in order to handle caste discrimination and irregularity arising out of it?


The measures adopted in a democracy in order to handle caste discrimination are:



1)       Anti caste views, are expressed and movements take place against caste system. This creates awareness about the ill effects of caste discrimination.


2)       After independence, legal provisions came into being. The constitution considered untouchability as illegal. It also provided that government should not discriminate among citizens on the basis of caste.


3)       Special provisions were made for backward caste.