Friday, 6 May 2016

Indians cannot cast aside caste


This refers to Nagendar Sharma's article What lies ahead for new political party? (The Big Story, August 12). Before team Anna floats a political party, it should work out a plan to make Indians break their deep rooted faith in the caste system. A majority of Indians support Anna Hazare and his anti corruption movement. But caste has always played a decisive role in elections in India.


(This letter published in Hindustan Times on August 19, 2012)