Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Jun 24, 2021

In this episode, Shruti and Yashica Dutt discuss India’s caste system, being Dalit and “passing” as non-Dalit, the intersection of caste and gender, reservations in the Indian educational system and much more. Dutt is an Indian writer and journalist who has written on a broad range of topics including fashion, gender, identity, culture and caste. She has worked with the Hindustan Times, LiveMint,, The Wire and HuffPost India. Her new book, “Coming Out as Dalit,” is a memoir of her experience as a Dalit woman and the history of the Dalit movement.

Full transcript of this episode

Follow us on Twitter

Follow Shruti on Twitter

Follow Yashica on Twitter

Click here for the latest Ideas of India episodes sent straight to your inbox!