There is some quantifiable evidence that caste-based discrimination still exists in India
New Delhi: The suicide of research scholar Rohith Vemula has triggered a debate on caste discrimination in India. There is factual evidence (here and here) showing the existence of caste-based inequalities in terms of asset holdings, education and employment. Sure, it can be argued that these are the results of historical discrimination/deprivation and caste- based discrimination does not exist anymore, given the constitutional equality all citizens enjoy.
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