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caste Hindu

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Definition of caste Hindu in English:

noun

A Hindu who belongs to one of the four main castes.
Example sentences
  • When for instance, a caste Hindu converts to Christianity, what do they have to give up?
  • So, too, for many Muslims, who, despite their religious strictures against untouchability, consider Dalits as ‘low’ and practise varying degrees of untouchability towards them in emulation of caste Hindu attitudes.
  • On the other hand, exposure of caste Hindus to these very richas will change their mindset that practising untouchability and casteism is really a sin against dharma.

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