PV Sindhu Wins Silver Medal But Indians Are Busy Googling THIS About Her

PV Sindhu Wins Silver Medal But Indians Are Busy Googling THIS About Her
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There is no caste in Blood. Is that so? But for Indians, even talent, Olympic medals are compared by the caste. Such an irony it was that on the one hand we had reached Mars but on the contrary, we're still talking about taboos such as caste.

Many Indians don't want to admit it, but I'll say it: segregation is still around us. Sometimes by caste, And sometimes by color. Race in the 21st-century still divides us. But this time, it starts by the region. Incredulous! But true.

While PV Sindhu was sweating hard and pushing herself beyond her limits to get India a medal at the Rio Olympics, thousands of Indians according to Google statistics starts searching for her caste identity. Yes, this is India, my friend where caste is much more important than the medal.

People in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are claiming the champion shuttler as their 'ammayi' (girl, in Telugu). But I guess she is an Indian first. Isn't it? Why we feel so proud in calling our self by our region rather than our identity that is "Indian."

We looked up the Google Trends statistics for the term "PV Sindhu caste" and results were disappointing us. Check This Out!

PV Sindhu wins silver as well as billion hearts.

PV Sindhu wins silver as well as billion hearts.

PV Sindhu scripts history as she becomes the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal on Friday after going down to Carolina Marin of Spain.

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Google suggestions are based on what people search. Ever talent requires caste in our Motherland. Such a shame!

The graph speaks for itself!

The graph speaks for itself!
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The interest over the past seven days for the term "PV Sindhu Caste" peaked around the time she won her semi-finals and finals.

The last one day results will shock you!

The last one day results will shock you!
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There has been a massive search for her caste in the last 24 hours.

As you can see, there were more than 150,000 searches for her caste in June and nearly 90,000 in July.

As you can see, there were more than 150,000 searches for her caste in June and nearly 90,000 in July.
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Here are the top states in India which googled her caste in the past seven days.

Here are the top states in India which googled her caste in the past seven days.
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Top cities in India which googled her caste in the past seven days.

Top cities in India which googled her caste in the past seven days.
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And the top countries in the world. Wow! We're at first. 

And the top countries in the world. Wow! We're at first. 
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PV Sindhu not only loses her match with Carolina Marin but she also loses her identity of being an 'Indian'.

Now look at the spike in search for the term in August compared to July, from Google trends.

Now look at the spike in search for the term in August compared to July, from Google trends.
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In August, there were at least ten times more searches for her caste compared to July.