International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Social Work | India | Volume 10 Issue 4, April 2021


Why and Why not Surname (s)? Understanding the Caste Discrimination in Linkage with Suffix Nomenclature Identity

Sandeep Chopra


Abstract: The Paper deals with theme of Surnames as source of identity of individuals in India and its linkage with the overt and covert form of Casteism and Discrimination people faces in their day-to-day life. Surname places a very effective role in the day to everyday intercourses of people within their social surroundings. There social locations are identified and through surnames and then they are treated in a certain way or other after getting information about their respective Castes. Paper also talks about the social mobility and its relation with the surnames in Urban as well Rural areas of the country.


Keywords: Caste, Graded Inequality, Suffix Identity, Savarnas, Sanskritization, Nepotism


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 4, April 2021,


Pages: 1064 - 1069


How to Cite this Article?

Sandeep Chopra, "Why and Why not Surname (s)? Understanding the Caste Discrimination in Linkage with Suffix Nomenclature Identity", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR21420213943, Volume 10 Issue 4, April 2021, 1064 - 1069

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