You could be arrested by reading Marx, Lenin and even Bhagat Singh in free India &be declared a Maoist! Read this eye-opening account of immense scholarship &erudite analysis and realize that caste in India's DNA where every issue is decided &judged at the parameters of caste. Even the so-called 'casteless' religions like Islam, Christianity &Sikhism are ridden with caste consciousnesses in India! A must read book for all those who really care for all-inclusive & plural culture of India that is severely threatened today and how neoliberalism is undermining the very concept of state!
A great scholarly and dedicated study of an issue credited for the worst inhuman practice and its consequences. Dealing with the larger issue of casteism and its repurcussion for India as a modern nation state.