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Times When India Protested

Some of the biggest mass movements in India and the impact they had on politics and the people

Times When India Protested
Times When India Protested

Die Is Caste

The image of a young Rajeev Goswami in flames—he tried to kill himself to protest implementation of the Mandal Commission recommendations—shook the nation and spurred a series of similar acts by college students against the policies of then Prime Minister V.P. Singh. The anti-Mandal agitation laid bare the deep caste faultlines and re-shaped the political contours in the country.

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