“In Bihar, teachers complain to the Dalit parents that their children wear dirty clothes and they smell in the classrooms.”
“During a school visit in Rajasthan, while asking who gets beaten up regularly and why, children immediately pointed out to a student. He was a Dalit”
“Teachers don’t give proper attention to us. We have to sit on the ground. It’s very difficult...The quality of food (mid-day meal) is also very poor. We also get very little food in lunch as we are served the last, our stomach does not fill” — a Dalit girl student in Bihar
In UP, Dalit girls are seldom allowed to use the toilets in schools. More...