Vellore woman wins 9-year-long battle for a ‘no caste, no religion’ identity

no caste, no religion

If India has witnessed rising incidences of caste-based violence in recent times, the country on 5 February also witnessed victory of a lone woman’s fight to have an official ‘no caste, no religion’ identity. Born to parents who decided their daughter would only be recognised as an ‘Indian’ in her birth and school certificates, this 35-year-old lawyer from Vellore had to fight for nine years for a certificate giving her an identity, without caste and religion.

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