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Dr Prakash Shah cited in iNews article on the forced labour of 'untouchable’ Indians?


Domestic servitude inflicted on Dalits, the ‘untouchable’ lowest Indian caste, was supposed to have been made illegal in Britain. Why hasn’t the law been implemented? iNews reports. Dr Prakash Shah, Reader in Culture and Law at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), is cited in the article as he has argued that the caste system was transmitted to India by British colonialists and “only exists in the European imagination”. Read the full iNews article.



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