While I would sit with reddened and numb hands, the teacher would stare at me while leaving – as if relishing in sadism.
The system basically allowed us to pretend that caste didn’t exist, and thus locked us into our rolls as agents in the propagation of casteism.
I am studying hard to become an IAS officer to create structural changes. I want to make an inclusive society.
A professor has been marking Raja Manna poorly besides allegedly humiliating and insulting him in class since January this year.
I saw my friends casually throwing casteist remarks but I never spoke up, fearing ostracisation.
Tomorrow, if I ever get a chance to apply at AMU revealing my caste-identity, they would probably not take me in.
I wish my legal alma mater listens and eradicates its ego that fears Dalit student voices. It needs to walk the talk.