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Brahmins In India

Snapshot of a community: population per state - the rich, the poor and the educated...

Snapshots

Total Population:
5.6 crore
Poor Brahmins:
13%
Rich:
19%
Literacy levels above the age of 18:
84%
Graduates:
39%
Brahmin chief justices between 1950 to 2000:
47%
Associate justices between 1950-2000:
40% 

State Percentages


Down in the Cow-belt

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Falling percentage of Brahmin MPs elected in the Hindi belt

1984: 19.91%
1989: 12.44%
1998: 12.44%
1999: 11.3%
2007: The present Lok Sabha has only 50 Brahmin MPs nationwide. That’s 9.17 per cent of the total strength of the House.

Today’s Brahmin Politicians

The Thread Is Thin Shiver Me Timbers
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