English, the Web and digital caste3 min read . Updated: 01 Dec 2015, 02:53 AM IST
By most estimates, only around 200 million Indians speak English, but almost all mainstream digital technologies are English-centric
In the middle of the Bihar elections, and numerous discussions around Digital India, I have to wonder if India is on the road to creating yet another caste—that of digital high priests who wield technology with ease only because they know a certain language—English.
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