Summarizing a reading

please read and respond to the ‘Introduction’ to the book Joothan by Arun Prabha Mukherjee:

“Introduction” to JOOTHAN (by Om Prakash Valmiki), pp xvii to xxxviv.

Focus your response around the following question(s): Are Dalits Hindus? Why do they classify themselves separately?

And also please make sure to ask a question about the reading at the end.