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In the early Vedic literature such as the Smritis (ancient religious scriptures) the word Antyajas is used for the untouchable castes.

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Grey Literature on Caste-based Minority Community in India
Another group excluded from the main society was called Parjanya or Antyaja.
Antyajas have to suffer the same humiliation in railway trains as before. They are not indignities.
Caste Structure and Kinship
They are Antyaja, i.e., outside the Varna system.
Mahabharata Tatparya Nirnaya
Later Vidura said to Yudhistira in antyaja language “always be careful about the That is why Vidura chose to indicate it using the language of Antyaja. 2.
˙ilpi, Ra√gakara, Antyaja, ˙au∫∂ika, Veƒyå, Lubdha- ka will reside on the corner plots. The shape of the fort may be Circle,.

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Shudra – The Rising
They were called by the names of Chandaal, Antyaja, Black Caste, Harijan, Schedule caste & SHUDRA - THE UNTOUCHABLES.

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A selection of articles related to Antyaja. Nill. More material related to Antyaja can be found here: Nill.
Antyaja (The Annihilation of Caste - Dr. B. R. Ambedkar)
Antyaja. Find this term in: para #, ----, Section 1, 2, Section 1, 3. In Sanskrit, "last- born.
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Dalit | Dalit – Parittran
From Candala to Antyaja to Horijon to Dalits. The word “Dalit Antyaja jatis is instead the Sanskrit expression used from early medieval times in Bengal.
Adult Fiction, Singh, Rajib, 1969-, Antyaja andhakar / Rajib Singh, I BEN AF. Adult Fiction, Singha, Debabrata, Jagaran, I BEN F.

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