Geography of caste in urban India3 min read . Updated: 29 Sep 2019, 08:25 PM IST
In India’s biggest cities, scheduled castes and scheduled tribes live an extremely segregated life, shows a spatial analysis of census 2011 ward-level data
New Delhi: Proclaiming the Indian village to be a ‘sink of localism, a den of ignorance, narrow-mindedness and communalism’, the economist-turned-lawyer and the architect of the Indian constitution, B.R. Ambedkar famously exhorted Dalits to move away from villages practicing residential segregation to the anonymity of cities.
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