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Prof. Amit Thorat, who is also a r.i.c.e. affiliate, interviewed for EPW's podcast show

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Prof Amit Thorat, who teaches at JNU and is also a visiting researcher at r.i.c.e., with his colleague Dr. Omkar Joshi, who is a doctoral scholar at the University of Maryland, was interviewed for the Economic and Political Weekly’s podcast show Research Radio. In the show, Prof Thorat and Dr Joshi talk about social groups in India that have a higher proportion of individuals who practice untouchability. To learn more about caste and the discriminatory practice of untouchability in India, and about the methods these researchers used to understand it, you can listen to the show here.

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