ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By Abdullah Al Mozahid

Caste, Consumption, and Dalit Resistance

The politics of caste has encompassed every aspect of Indian social and cultural lives, including quotidian food preparation and consumption practices. Because of their socially inferior caste identities, Dalits are mistreated in (and excluded from) Indian dominant dining spaces, and their food preparation and eating habits are stigmatised by upper-caste groups.