The Prevalence Of Social Inequalities

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The article starts with the prevalence of social inequalities in the Indian society. It says that inequalities are distributed in the Indian society by the prevalent social structures which are based on caste, class and gender. So the people who get benefited from the development policy of the country are the ones who have mostly the high status and the fruits of policies that are formed reach to the higher sections of the society leaving behind the weaker sections of the society. The weaker sections of the society are those who have been marginalized for years. E.g.: Industrialization and privatization came in India saying that it will benefit the society as it will help to reduce unemployment by creating more jobs. Yes, there is no doubt, that it created N number of job opportunities. But for whom? It created job opportunities for them who were well educated and competent. It did not created jobs for the people who are marginalized or those whose lands were acquired in the process of setting up industries. They are still struggling. The article then takes on by defining “Resilience of social structures” which means the perpetuation of social inequalities through hierarchical division of society and this resilience does not allow equality to prevail by excluding some groups. This concept of resilience of social structures prevails throughout the theme of this article that is on MID DAY MEAL SCHEME. The main theme that this article covers is that education is necessary for

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