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Let's Put An End To India's Apartheid

Millions of Indians recently celebrated India's 69th Independence Day. Yet, more than 200 million Indians are yet to attain their independence. Independence from discrimination, independence from indignity and independence from atrocities. So, what is the reason for this centuries-old apartheid in India? Can we simply blame it on the caste system or are there other reasons? Can India ever attain true freedom for one-fifth of its citizens?