University of Hyderabad research scholar Rohith Vemula’s mother Radhika , claimed that she belongs to the SC but was adopted by a family from BC caste – Vaddera.
She questioned , what is the need to ask Rohith’s caste, when they are demanding answer for Rohith’s suicide.
she was born in a Mala (Scheduled Caste) family, but was adopted by Vaddera family and married a Vaddera man in 1985. The couple are living separately after three children were born.
She said, She and her children followed the traditions of Mala . She questioned , Why the country has not asked the caste of Nirbhaya and why they are questioning Rohith’s caste?
While A SC/ST Atrocities case was booked against Bandaru Dattatreya, Vice Chancellor Appa Rao and two leaders of the ABVP.