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November 24, 2014
Arundhati Roy: The Annihilation of Caste
Southbank Centre, Purcell Room
November 24, 2014
7.45pm - 9.30pm
Southbank Centre, Purcell Room
Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom
Arundhati Roy looks at how caste has existed through modern Indian history.

B. R. Ambedkar's Annihilation of Caste is one of the most important – and most controversial – works of Indian political writing. Completed in 1936, the book is a denunciation of Hinduism and the caste system.

Arundhati Roy's extensive introduction to Annihilation of Caste presents a thought-provoking depiction of the caste system and looks at why Ambedkar's words are necessary in today’s society. Throughout her writing, she shows that caste is one of India’s most urgent issues.

The event will take place in the Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall

Price £10: For more information and to book tickets please visist the Soutbank Centre.

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