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School Stories

I am told that caste-based reservation in educational institutions is unfair to the upper-caste Hindu This is not a confession.  This is not composed to absolve me of the guilt stemming from having become more aware of my own privilege (and I say this to make a small gesture from within this report against confessionsContinue reading “School Stories”

Raja’s Shame-A Short Story

Author’s Note: I chose to write fiction because I believe it has the power to humanize empirical data. Research has been conducted in many Indian states that provide evidence of discriminatory seating arrangements in schools, teachers discriminating against marginalized children, and so on. But beyond the numbers and affirmative action, it is that deeply personalContinue reading “Raja’s Shame-A Short Story”