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Will American tech companies show the way by introducing caste-based reservations?

The Cisco lawsuit has made the US government aware of caste discrimination in the American multinational IT companies, which employ a large number of Indians. Harvard-based Dalit scholar Suraj Yengde told American broadcaster NPR that these companies should adopt a policy of caste diversity and implement it in India and elsewhere

A recent episode of the radio show called “Rough Translation” of the American broadcaster NPR was dedicated to casteism in the United States. NPR published the podcast of the show on 30 September. Casteism became a talking point in the US only recently after the California State Government’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing filed a case against Cisco on the basis of a complaint by an Indian employee of the American IT networks giant. The employee, a Dalit, has accused his two Indian supervisors, both Brahmins, of discrimination at the workplace and the company of failing to act on his complaint.

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