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Many think that elite athletes like me are taken care of. But that is not true, only a few like Sindhu are looked after well.
In fact, I am a bit apprehensive about biopics on sporting personalities in our country after seeing a few films. But my biopic is not going to be the same; it's completely different.
If I lose a match, I don't get sad or feel down. But if I lose a close match, I surely have sleepless nights.
I stopped playing mixed doubles and there is no result in mixed doubles. I was world number six. People who are talking about me and my performance and questioning my career and my achievements, where is the next mixed doubles pair, please show it to me. I would like to know.
Being a player, I am supposed to train and practice and only think about my game, what I have to develop and what weaknesses I have to take care of.
I don't expect people to understand, but as players who love the sport and have constantly been thrown a rock at by our association and now the Govt, there is only so much one can take.
Consistency is most important in international level and once you have it, you become a different player.
Unlike badminton playing major nations of the world, we never had a specialist doubles coach and so the discipline remained neglected.
I don't court controversies, but when I state facts, which are hard to digest for male-dominated authorities, they call them squabble.
I have fought back. From not being allowed to play, I have now qualified for Olympics in two events, it is satisfying. I feel proud.
Ravish Kumar

Ravish Kumar

Romantic relationships would get formed, then fall apart. Because unlike in Delhi, love was viewed differently back home in Bihar, where issues like caste were the breaking point.

Ravish Kumar

Ravish Kumar

Innumerable lovers of Hindi cinema have lit up the big screen. But on screen, they are just two beautiful bodies. They have no caste nor religion. The love that our filmmakers imagined was little more than make-believe.

Barkha Dutt

Barkha Dutt

It’s never said out aloud, or in so many words, but for many urban, upper caste Indians, ‘the backwards’ are precisely that – citizens of the hinterland, ungainly and otherworldly – an inconvenient blemish on their shining, gleaming future.

Zoe Kravitz

Zoe Kravitz

Hollywood is like a really sad, grown up version of high school where people get labeled as ‘cool,’ ‘not cool,’ ‘jock,’ ‘bombshell,’ ‘quirky’… it’s like a caste system. You’re either in, or you’re out.

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath

I have said it previously and saying it again… my government will work for betterment of all, irrespective of caste or religion.

Victor Banerjee

Victor Banerjee

First of all, we need to condemn violence and terror without prejudice towards caste, creed or community. All citizens of all religions have been victims and perpetrators at the some time.

Vijay Krishna Acharya

Vijay Krishna Acharya

Bollywood is a place which is completely free from caste, region and religion. Some people might work in the industry with the help of networking but I feel is that it’s your artistic competence that gets you work in industry.

Tyler Cowen

Tyler Cowen

Often, economists spend their energies squabbling with one another, but arguably the more important contrast is between our broadly liberal economic worldview and the various alternatives – common around the globe – that postulate natural hierarchies of religion, ethnicity, caste and gender, often enforced by law and strict custom.

Subramanian Swamy

Subramanian Swamy

It has been established that most Indians have the same DNA profile irrespective of caste, religion, or region. Yet we find our text books talking about India being multiethnic.

Susan B. Anthony

Susan B. Anthony

The principle of self-government cannot be violated with impunity. The individual’s right to it is sacred – regardless of class, caste, race, color, sex or any other accident or incident of birth.

Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani

One should not encourage division on the basis of religion, region, caste, or creed if one wants India to truly rise as one of the greatest nations of the world.

Sobhita Dhulipala

Sobhita Dhulipala

In India, people tend to get categorised by their job or caste or colour. But in Kamathipura, despite their horrid living, it was truly eye-opening how kind and sensitive these women are.

Sidney Poitier

Sidney Poitier

I lived in a country where I couldn’t live where I wanted to live. I lived in a country where I couldn’t go where I wanted to eat. I lived in a country where I couldn’t get a job, except for those put aside for people of my colour or caste.

Shelby Steele

Shelby Steele

I am a black American, I say, and thus announce my atavistic connection to all others who live as black Americans, to all who ever lived as black Americans. Religion, caste, class, gender and race can all be atavisms, and they are inherently anti-democratic because they exclude all outside the atavism.

Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor

I believe in an India of pluralism and diversity, not of religious bigotry and caste politics. I believe in an India that is secure in itself and confident of its place in the world, an India that is a proud example of tolerance, freedom and hope for the downtrodden.

Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney

Loyalism, or Unionism, or Protestantism, or whatever you want to call it, in Northern Ireland – it operates not as a class system, but a caste system.

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