Source: Roots and Branches: The Lifeworld of an Enlightened Villager in West Bengal: Documentary on Santal educationist Boro Baski (2017) by © Ronald Kurt

“The smart boy or clever girl who is deprived of the opportunity of schooling, or who goes to a school with dismal facilities (not to mention the high incidence of absentee teachers), not only loses the opportunities he or she could have had, but also adds to the massive waste of talent that is a characteristic of the life of our country.” – Nobel Awardee Amartya Sen in The Argumentative Indian (Penguin Books, 2005), p. 344 | Find this and other books published in India >>

Related: Tribal Children’s Right to Education | Video documentary: Lifeworld of an Enlightened Villager >>
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