“I didn’t always know that caste existed. I first learnt about caste when I was probably about 11 or 12 years-old.
One Summer I went to a Sikh camp.
Everyone was sitting around the leader who asked the children what caste they belong to, I had literally no idea what they were talking about. So I asked my cousin who was sitting next to me and she explained…”
Caste: Real or Redundant? Is a brand new five episode podcast brought to you by Skool Girl’s Feature Writer Hardeep Kaur.
The series explores how caste is affecting the lives of young British Asians in 2015. Think you’ve heard it all before? I wouldn’t be so sure.
You will hear heart felt testimonials from young people as well as the voices of; radio and TV presenter Nihal Arthanayake, music producer Dipps Bhamrah and labour politicians Navin Shah and Dr Onkar Sahota (just to name a few).
Each unique episode investigates the role of caste in different areas of life including; school, relationships, religion and music.
Listen to the trailer here:
Caste: Real or Redundant? full podcast series coming soon…Available on www.soundcloud.com/skool-girl-online
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