Caste feel and Personal preference
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Caste is a known reality in rural
subcontinent. In a randomized group design 265 college students belonging to 13 caste groups selected with a
questionnaire for high ’caste feel’,and were given a few other structured
questionnaires comprising of the questions about day to day matters for
personal preference. It was assumed that caste feel because of integrated
heredity transmission, group belongingness, identity, familial or other social
or personal reasons may predict some personal preference patterns? Findings
reflected visible similarity in participants’ response patterns due to may be a
mix of nature and nature and its role in social groups, the information could
be useful for varied applications, more studies would clarify further.