Prof P. Sanal Mohan: Like the rest of India, Kerala is racist and caste-conscious

Historian P. Sanal Mohan says caste continues to be a substantial experience in Kerala. There are numerous occasions in everyday life, like when choosing whom to marry, when one realizes that caste is a reality

KERALA’S PAST AND PRESENT THROUGH THE EYES OF A DALIT HISTORIAN

In this concluding part of an interview with FORWARD Press, P. Sanal Mohan, professor of History at Mahatma Gandhi University in Kottayam, Kerala, and author of the widely acclaimed Modernity of Slavery: Struggles Against Caste Inequality in Colonial Kerala, talks about the strong undercurrents of racism and casteism that run in Kerala society and explains the lack of social movements for Dalitbahujan unity.  

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