Indian Caste System

If you’re not aware, India is infamous for its caste system that separates people into lower and upper castes.   Indians born into the lowest caste were often considered as “untouchables”.

Well, based on a story in SwissInfo it appears that large quantities of Hindus from the lower caste have decided to convert to Buddhism or Christianity.  Evidently they are in search of a better life.  Of course, this is not going over very well with the ruling Hindus…

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