When the news is filled with horrifying stories about brutality and discrimination against your community, and every day is a battle to fight for your dignity and make your voice hear, the situation is bound to take a toll on your mental health.

This World Mental Health Day, we spoke to Dalit and Bahujan people to understand how caste and mental intersect with each other. Here’s what they had to say.

Also read: Where Social Justice Meets Mental Health: How Does Caste Matter?

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