HYDERABAD UNIVERSITY

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Tracing The Untouchability Of Appa Rao And The Death Of Rohith Vemula

Where does an administration, a vice-chancellor, get the courage to act with such impunity? What is the source of this "nothing will happen to me" surety, the demonstration of which is brazen and brutal? Does political immunity allow the head of an academic institution to go to such an extent? I have a story that might help us understand this source of absolute power. Memory as explanation, if you like.