Untouchability is not really unique to India; it had been practised in some parts of The european union until a few centuries back, and The japanese still has many ‘untouchables', referred to as the burakumin. But it with the Indian sub-continent that this program survives, closely bound with culture, religion, history and contemporary politics. Today over 169 million men, women and kids in the India are considered untouchable, and improvement in their great deal has been sluggish despite legal safeguards and government applications THE INDIAN CASTE SYSTEM There are four castes in Hindu world and each peuple has designated duties, responsibilities and liberties. The Brahmins are the discovered, the Kshatriyas are the players, the Vaishyas are the dealers, and the Sudras perform menial tasks and physical time.Brahmins are recorded the highest step of the interpersonal hierarchy, and Sudras are recorded the lowest. For thousands..