Presidential elections were held many times in the past and whenever two people from the so-called upper castes contested, the discussion would be about their (respective) achievements, their abilities, their qualities. Their caste was never discussed. But when I and Kovind-ji are contesting, nothing is being discussed beyond (both being) Dalit,

Meira Kumar, 9 months
Dubbing contest as Dalit vs Dalit has exposed our real face: Meira