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Why Universities Are a Key Battleground for Human Rights in India Caste discrimination is the ugly underbelly of India's higher education system.

The year 2016 began for the government of India with a huge hiccup. Rohith Vemula, a research scholar who happened to be a Dalit (or from the so-called untouchable caste), committed suicide on January 17. He took this step after his university administration failed to respond to his recent letter to Vice Chancellor Appa Rao…

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