Only caste matters here, not development, employment

Only caste matters here, not development, employment

by The Daily Eye Team April 25 2014, 4:21 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 26 secs

For 45-year-old Kishani Gurjar, election meant supporting a person of her own caste. A resident of Kamalpura village in Bharatpur district, Kishani did not much think about the local candidate but voted for “Sachin Pilot because he is a Gurjar”. Likewise, 94-year-old Somoti of Jatav dominated Ullupura village in Bharatpur came out to cast her vote because one of the contesting candidates was of her caste. Employment, roads, water, electricity and development hold no importance in eastern Rajasthan during election time.

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