Varna System in Modern India

It is unfortunate that in India everyone belongs to a group (referred to caste) just based on their birth. But the essence of Varna system was different than the current practice. Purhaphs modern India now has two different systems. One is the birth-based caste system and another one is very close to the code of conduct of the original Varna protha. However, I fear the same fate is waiting for the latter one as well. complete article