untouchability love

Definitions

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  • n. The state or condition of being untouchable.

Etymologies

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untouchable +‎ -ity

Examples

  • In the social field I have already referred to untouchability, which is the greatest social reform, In other fields, in the condition of women, what would have been considered revolutionary changes have been made.

    The New India

  • We have a bunch of power-drunk criminals in the White House who are not going to go easily from "untouchability" to vulnerability.

    Beware Smoke and Mirrors

  • But the most surprising thing in the world is that they have never seriously dealt with the cruel treatment going on in the name of caste untouchability which is clearly referred to in several Hindu scriptures such as the Vedas, Upanishads, the Mahabharata and the Manusmriti.

    Information Age Touches the "Untouchables"

  • Ravi Shankar initiative to eradicate untouchability Mangalorean.com, India - 8 Mar 2007 New Delhi, March 9 IANS Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, in a new effort to end "untouchability" from Hindu society, Thursday called leaders from all ...

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Periyar, who died in 1973, was an atheist, anti-Hindu social reformer who founded the Dravidar Kazhagam, a radical party that, among other things, wanted to eliminate "untouchability".

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Still, despite a ban on "untouchability" and decades of affirmative-action aid to Dalits, the rigid stratification imposed by the Hindu caste system is proving resistant to change, sometimes violently so.

    In India, Resistance to Change

  • The party also supports the struggle of the nationalities for self-determination, including the right to secession and the fight against social oppression, particularly 'untouchability'

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • Brahman audience at Poona that if they want to be the leaders of the nation they must give up their worldly notions of caste ascendancy and their harsh enforcement of "untouchability"; or he will lecture a youthful Bengalee audience, intensely jealous of their own language, upon their shameful ignorance of Hindi, which he believes to be the future language of India and of _Swaraj_.

    India, Old and New

  • Though Scheduled Caste status was given to Dalits, they could not reap the benefits of reservation as "untouchability" still prevailed.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Quoting B.R. Ambedkar, Mr. Narendraswamy said that the State Government too believed in ushering in a social revolution by tackling issues such as untouchability, poverty and bonded labour.

    The Hindu - Front Page

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