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INTRODUCTIONSanskritisation and westernisation as concepts are primarily focussed to analyse cultural changes. Srinivas concedes that to describe the social changes occurring in modern India in terms of sanskritisation and westernisation is to describe it primarily in cultural and not in structural terms. The analysis in terms of structure is much more difficult than an analysis in terms of culture. He is correct when he says that sanskritisation involves positional change in the caste system without producing any structural change.Sanskritisation and Westernisation are representative concepts which oscillate between the logic of ideal- typical and nominal definitions of phenomena. Hence, their connotations are vague and hazy. Srinivas says that sanskritisation is an extremely complex and heterogeneous concept. He argues that it would be profitable to treat it as a bundle of conce

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