From Mahabharata To Now: The Existence Of Caste Injustice In Education Continues

Posted on January 23, 2016 in Columns, Staff Picks, The Drawing Room

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In the Mahabharata, Ekalavya sacrifices his right thumb at the behest of his ‘guru’, so that ‘upper caste’ Arjuna can excel. Rohith Vemula’s suicide also raises concerns of caste injustice in educational institutions.