The Caste System and Education

Video Segment |07:14

The Caste System and Education

Video Segment |07:14

Reviews the history of caste divisions and social standing in India. In Rishikesh, a group of Hindu leaders challenge the caste system by educating poor and orphaned children.


©2007 Discovery Channel| Grade(s) 9-12

Related Topics

  • caste
  • caste system
  • education
  • gods
  • Hindu
  • pandit
  • priest
  • Rishikesh
  • social standing

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