I feel having a list of people who are denied the award/position due to their class/caste will help to see the reality better.another commenter had also offered a very logical explanation of why so many jnanpith awardees are brahmins. if a nation is defined in a certain way, all things national would also agree with that definition, right? we can't expect mules to win horse races. or even qualify for them.
spot the non-brahmin..
..in this list. yes, at least half of them are brahmins. a kind commenter had suggested after i'd pointed out how many bharat ratnas are brahmins: