'Sickles on streets, poems in jail.'
'The harder we try to repel it, the more furiously it hounds us.'
"I’m sorry that I let you down, and I’m sorry that humanity let you down."
The attempt at the erasure of the caste identity of the victim shows that we, as a society, still refuse to stand up and say that Dalit lives matter.
The way caste permeates our society is laid bare by cases like the Hathras gangrape.