Caste Equations

Insidious fault lines

Print edition : February 02, 2018

A silent rally by Marathas in Mumbai in August 2017, demanding reservation in government jobs and educational institutions. October 2016 saw massive silent rallies by the community. Photo: PTI

Sambhaji Bhide, founder-leader of the Shiv Pratisthan Hindustan. Photo: PTI

Behind the apparent Maratha-Dalit rift in the Koregaon Bhima clashes lies a more sinister mobilisation by Hindutva fringe groups that tap into Maratha grievances.
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