At least we South Asians (not South Indians, which is a subset) aren’t bottom tier! It proves that all these claims of discrimination in tech are nonsense.
As a Bhai responded to my shock about his support of Trump after Trump’s statements about “Brown” people, “oh, he’s not talking about our kind of brown people yaar!”. Phew, good to know!
I should also point out that we were very happy in apartheid South Africa being second class, until a barrister named Gandhi came along to protest the discriminatory treatment of … Indians. His movement never encompassed the treatment of blacks.
It is very easy for us to know our place in a new hierarchy, it comes to us from our caste dominated culture.