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Caste and Power in West Bengal
Caste Class and Landholding in the Analysis
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acres agrarian agricultural labourers Ambedkar Andhra areas backward castes Banias Bhumihars Bihar Bombay Brahmins capitalist caste and class caste groups caste Hindus caste system cent century colonial Congress consciousness crops cultivators dalits Delhi district dominant economic elections elite emergence exploitation farmers feudal gairan Gujarat Harijans high caste Hindu Ibid ideology Indian society irrigation Kammas Kayasthas Koiris Kolhapur Kshatriya Kurmis land landholdings landless landlords landowners large number leaders leadership lower castes Maharashtra Marathas Marathwada ment middle castes middle peasants mobilisation movement Muslims Namasudra neo-Hindu non-Brahmin op.cit organisations Orissa panchayat Party Patidars peasantry political poor production Progs Rajputs reforms region relations ritual ruling rural rich Samaj Sangli Sangli district Scheduled Castes Shiv Sena social South India status structure struggle Sudra sugarcane talukas tanneries tannery-owners tannery-workers temple tenants tion traditional tribal tribes upper castes Uttar Pradesh village WBSA West Bengal workers zamindars