"Because of the Sikh religion, also because most of the Chamars have adopted the Sikh religion, there was some upward mobility. The teaching of the Sikh Gurus is more egalitarian."

"I have seen capitalism accomplish good things in certain countries. Communism, socialism, liberalism, all of them have accomplished good things in other countries. But all these four 'isms' have failed in India. As long as there is brahminism, nothing else can succeed."

"For too long we have been knocking at the doors of the system, asking for justice and getting nothing. It's time to break down those doors."

“Let the upper castes look upon us as a creeping poison. We will not stop until we unite the victims of the system and overthrow the spirit of inequality in our country.”