Although the recent chain of events point to deep political and caste fault lines in the campus, Hyderabad University's reputation was built on solid academic achievements. Unfortunately, this excellence seems to be tainted by a dark underbelly of intolerance and discrimination. But it was not always so.
Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune
M. S. Santhanam is an Associate Professor at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune. He is a physics researcher and is also interested in society and politics at large.
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