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Ashok Khade Obstacles

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As a result of the caste system, lower class people face much more obstacles than people living in the higher class. Some obstacles include, famine, poverty, and segregation. Untouchables are people born into a group that is considered so unclean that if fell outside the caste system altogether. Ashok Khade, a boy who was born an untouchable has faced some of these obstacles. Authors Polgreen and Kumar states, “At school, he sat on the floor in a part of the classroom that was built a step lower than the rest. Because he was born an untouchable -- a member of a social class considered spiritually and physically unclean” (Polgreen & Kumar 1). This quote shows the obstacle segregation. This is considered segregation because, Ashok Khade was being
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