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The Social Exclusion of Dalits in India from 1950 to 2023

Jay Choudhari Introduction The Indian caste system is a deeply entrenched and centuries-old social structure, spanning over 3,000 years, if not more. This system has played a pivotal role in perpetuating discrimination and social hierarchies in India. Among the marginalized groups within this system, the ‘Dalits’, also known as ‘Untouchables’, have faced the most profound …


Lived Experiences at TISS, Mumbai: Unheard Dalit Students’ Voices

Aachal Wasnik Introduction The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in Mumbai is known for its excellence in social science and research. However, for students belonging to marginalized communities, the experience of campus life can be quite different. The institute is considered an elite institute, and students coming from rural or lower socio-economic backgrounds often …