The evolution of the discourse of “rights” is a very modern, Western phenomenon in the Indian context. The idea of social welfare has been entrenched in the Indic civilization since ancient times in the concept of duty as opposed to rights.
The burning social issues eating up the vitals of the country today relate to caste, religion, and secularism.
Our current education system operates within a paradigm of historical context when the intent was to subjugate and colonize. Is “OUR” education system really ours?