'I was called Chamar': Meira Kumar on deep-rooted menace of casteism in India

Former Lok Sabha Speaker, Meira Kumar, has opened up on the caste-based discrimination that she and her father, a former union minister, were subjected to despite holding top posts. Kumar told Hindustan Times in an interview that she was once called 'Chamar' by her subordinates from an upper caste and narrated several instances of insults hurled at her and her family. Watch the full interview to know more.

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