His book, released on July 22, highlights several facets on tackling the problem of caste discrimination in contemporary times. It also highlights the need to dismantle the divisions created by a neo-liberal economy.
The protest has been going on since July 8. Several students have been on hunger strike of which three have fallen sick. At present, four students are observing hunger strike, of which one is observing since the first day of protest. A total of 50 students are still protesting.
“We took a hard sobering look at ourselves, it was not a pretty picture. We called a faculty meeting in the first week of February 2019 and had a long discussion about the state of our institution here,” said the joint statement by 14 teachers to students dated March 30.