An image of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar known as Babasaheb, India’s first minister of law and justice and a social reformer who inspired the Dalit Buddhist Movement, is displayed outside a house in in Sambhal. (Photographer: Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg)

Why India's Lower Castes Could Hold the Key to the Election

(Bloomberg) -- For generations of Indians, the ancient caste system has defined boundaries for everything from family ties and cultural traditions to educational and economic opportunities. Despite...