I have often observed that whenever I meet new people, they try to find the caste behind the vale of my last name. Once they discover my caste successfully, (or perhaps I tell them when asked so) a series of statements would follow.
..you know my Mother doesn’t think well of [caste] people, you see they were so arrogant at our parents time. .
… so, you don’t eat chicken no ? Are you completely vegetarian ?
. . you people were considered pure ages back, now its not the same.
. .a girl from your caste underwent an inter-religion marriage ? Does your caste approve it ?
What the hell !!! It pains to hear all these statements by the so called new generation of our nation. People who make such statements are the same people who consider themselves practical, liberal and what not!
Why don’t these people rather spend the same time reading or eating something good rather then making statements which show how poor their cultural upbringing is ?
1. Unless we don’t stop judging and thinking about people based on their caste, politicians would continue using our mind for their gain.
2. If you are thinking that SCs/STs/OBCs are getting more preference, think no further, Over thinking will kill your brain and make you dumb. Why don’t you work for your own betterment instead? Don’t think of things which does not result into anything.
3. If you think that upper caste people had upper hand in everything in ancient times and they need to suffer at modern times then you too should relax your brain a little. You are over thinking again. Mail me and I will suggest you better things to do.
4. Caste is bad. Don’t see it. Don’t hear it. Don’t speak it. No, that does not make you a monkey.
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