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Response to “Casteism in a medical college: A reminiscence”

Himmatrao Saluba Bawaskar

DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2019.053


I was a student of the Government Medical College (GMC), Nagpur, from 1970 to1975. Based on my own experiences, I agree completely with Anurag Bhargava’s comments regarding casteism at GMC Nagpur (1). Caste stigma gets attached to you early in life and stays with you till you reach the grave. I am still afraid to visit my so-called alma mater and I will explain why in this letter.

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