In September 27, 2019 Eknath Gopal was standing in the queue at the admission office. Two places ahead of him stood a girl. The staff at the counter shouted at her: ‘Tumchya baapacha college nahiye. Kuthun pann yaayala. Fokatcha...Wait (You come here to study for free. This college doesn’t belong to your father. You have to wait!).’ Eknath immediately knew she was a reserved category student; he confirmed it later. “I had heard this language before, multiple times. As a person