The Caste System
The Sudras were part of the lowest ranking but were still above the untouchables. Most of the Sudras were mostly peasants. They make up the laboring class of caste system. Sudras live a very hard life and it is sometimes hard to tell Untouchables and Sudras apart. If you were born into this part of the caste system you stayed there you wouldnt be able to move up. Sudras were associated with the color black. Many Sudras also became wealthy farmers at that time.
Sudras today and the caste system today
Today most Sudras are self-employed farmers. They still number about 100 million throughout the world. There are still part of the caste system though in certain places. The Caste system today still is used today but isn't as harsh as it was earlier in history.