"Socio-Political Activity of Vokkaliga Community: With Special Reference to Shimoga District of Karnataka State"

Authors

Dr. Dharme Gowda (H.M & Associate Professor)
University Arts and Commerce College, Jnana Sahyadri, Shankaraghatta, Kuvempu University, Shimoga.

Abstract

The subject area delivers a vast reach in terms of interpreting the nature and status of Okkaliga political participation. In a caste dominated society, the political participation of Okkaliga, problems, process, awareness and pros and cons have been analysed for the benefit of the expanse and development of the society and Okkaliga community. The purpose of the study is to explore socio-political activity of okkaliga Community: With Special Reference to Shimoga District. Since, the study is ex-post facto research, the descriptive, analytical, conceptual and empirical methods are used. The study engaged and used both primary and secondary sources of data. Researcher Selected 250 respondents from Shimoga District. Researcher Selected 62% of male respondents and 38% of Female respondents. 16.8% of the males were very often attend political meetings or rallies, 25.9% of the males were oftenly attend political meetings or rallies, 31.5% of the males were attend political meetings or rallies, 4.2% of the males were seldom attend political meetings or rallies.