How has traditional Indian matchmaking and the arranged marriage connived to keep the idea of caste well and flourishing?
The men who held down the hand of a five year old and burnt her hand have been destroyed, at least in my mind.
We forget the highest religion of humanity when we discriminate and are violent against our fellow human beings based on our narrow religious beliefs!
"If you don't know your caste growing up, you're probably upper caste," says the author of this thought-provoking musing on the movie Article 15.
Article 15 is an essential movie dealing with some hard issues of caste and gender. Here's nuanced review by a Dalit woman writer that questions some of these.
My parents always said I could tell them if I wanted to marry someone, and would stand by me... but when the time came to do so, these turned out to be empty promises.
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