It’s been a little while since you heard from us. As we dived into production of our second video, our schedule was throw completely off. But we’re finally here!
This week, the newsletter is packed. Our video is about merit, reservations, and how the purpose of reservations was forgotten by the upper caste community in India. We worked extremely hard on it - and it’s more than twice as long as the previous one, almost 15 minutes! We had so much we needed to say - and there was much more that we should’ve said. Please watch it, share it, and let us know what you think.
We also have an article this week about how a lower caste muslim group opposed the idea of Pakistan during the build-up to partition. It’s an excellent insight into how caste exists in Muslim communities as well and how they aren’t a monolith historically or today. The story of the Momins is really interesting - we hope it’s as eye-opening for you as it was for us.
Hope you have a good week. And we will - fingers crossed - be back to more regular emailing soon.
India Ink Team