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India's upper castes in jobs protest

India may have the fastest growing big economy in the world, but the country's ancient caste system which dictates social structure still holds sway.

There are quotas of government jobs set aside to give people in lower castes opportunities.

But recently there were violent protests by an upper caste community, demanding their own job quotas.

The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder reports on why the caste system remains a powerful influence.

  • 04 Mar 2016
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