Towards an internet of equals

Article by Tejas Harad. Illustration by Jayachandran for LiveMint. "Anti-caste activists have been quick to embrace “new media”, making innovative use of YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and even Instagram. Publications such as Round Table India, Forward Press, Velivada, Savari and the newly re-launched Prabuddh Bharat, are increasingly challenging the age-old Brahminical control of information and knowledge—thrusting the keyboard in the hands of Bahujans (Dalits, Adivasis and OBCs) in order for them to represent their own world."