“On My Second Day At School, A Kid Asked Me What Caste I Was”

I remember being fraught on my first day of school in Chennai. I wasn’t attending one of those cosmopolitan ‘do it yourself’ schools. I was enrolled in arguably Chennai’s most academically gruelling and insular school; almost every kid who roamed the hallways was a Tam-Brahm. Every science student...

When schools continue to exclude, can education reduce caste discrimination in India?

SharelinesCaste discrimination is slowing down India’s progress in education. Read more http://bit.ly/1bLz0yv 27% of the Indian population claims openly to practice untouchability. Education is the solution. Read more http://bit.ly/1bLz0yv National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) data on...