On 17th of January 2016, a scholar committed suicide on the campus of the same university where he came with a hope of avoiding what he wrote in his last letter “…unappreciated child of my past.”
Author: Raju Chalwadi
I am a PhD Candidate in the Humanities and Social Sciences Department of IIT-Madras. I also hold a Master's degree in Development Studies from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and a Bachelor's degree from Bombay University. Most recently I was associated with the Humsafar Trust Mumbai and Samhita Development Network, Bhopal. My area of interest includes understanding caste as an institution, its practices and contemporary development issues.