- India's caste system is not a thing of the past, says CNN's New Delhi bureau chief Ravi Agrawal
- Protests at the caste "quota system" in Gujarat have turned violent
- India created quota of government jobs, university places for people from what were lower castes
As protests over caste quotas turn deadly in India's Gujarat state, CNN's New Delhi bureau chief looks at what's behind the violence.
New Delhi (CNN)Growing up in India, I remember our middle school civics teacher telling us clearly: caste discrimination was a thing of the past.