Is India Inc ready to talk about discrimination?

Similar to colour discrimination in America, cast discrimination is deep malice in the Indian social system. Dalits faces the highest level of discrimination against other groups in the cast hierarchy


Asish K Bhattacharyya New Delhi
When the whole world is struggling with the Covid-19 pandemic, another pandemic that has survived for centuries has stirred the US. It is discrimination. The murder of George Floyd (a Black American) by a white policeman has awakened the US and some other countries against racial discrimination. Protests across the globe are reported. Floyd’s murder is not the first case when a Black has died due to the brutality of white police personnel. The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement started in 2013 after the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting of African American teen Trayvon Martin in February 2012. The BLM movement got momentum in 2014 following the deaths of two African American -- Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
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First Published: Jun 14 2020 | 5:39 PM IST

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