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“India’s unequal land ownership at root of caste violence – Dalit writer” – place

04 August 2017 


By Rina Chandran

“Education alone will not lift millions of lower-caste Indians out of poverty and oppression as long as land in the country is in the hands of a powerful few, according to a Dalit writer whose memoir chronicles her family’s struggles against caste. India banned caste-based discrimination in 1955, but centuries-old biases persist, and lower-caste Dalits – once called “untouchables” – are among the most marginalised communities in the country…” – place

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