Recent Examples of untouchability from the Web
The stigma of untouchability – the idea that physical contact with someone of a lower caste can be polluting – for example, is fading.
Although the practice of untouchability is now outlawed, the Dalits continue to suffer socially, politically, economically and culturally.
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