The caste system is not just a historical shame that divided Indians and trapped our potential, they are still struggling to get out of its dark shadow.
Caste is a denial of equal opportunity, and she has tried to widen possibilities for Dalits at every chance she gets.
Dalits still face higher barriers at every level of education; they often lack the strong networks needed for entrepreneurship.
Equality and social justice were the promises of Dr B. R. Ambedkar’s Constitution, but even today, the persistence of caste blights many lives.
She raises her voice at many attempts to constrict Dalit dignity and power, whether on campus, a workplace, or in the streets.