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Video | Development starts with community: Bunker Roy (Founder, Barefoot College) – Rajasthan

AddressBAREFOOT COLLEGETilonia-305816, Via MadanganjDistrict Ajmer, Rajasthan, India Source: Barefoot College | Contact UsAddress : http://www.barefootcollege.org/about/contact-us/Date Visited: Sat Nov 09 2013 19:46:25 GMT+0100 (CET) Barefoot College is a non-governmental organization that has been providing basic services and solutions to problems in … Continue reading

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Spreading benefits evenly across Rajasthan’s tribes: On differences within a state having an above-average tribal population – Rajasthan

Rights for forgotten tribes Predictably, public discourse on the Gujjar-state-Mina  (as the census spells them) standoff in Rajasthan has centred on two, or, at best, three issues […] It is easy to forget, in the midst of all this noise, that … Continue reading

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School enrolment and literacy: State priorities towards education under colonial rule and since India’s independence – Gujarat, Jharkhand, Manipur, Rajasthan & West Bengal

Why does China soar where India continues to struggle? The most basic reason is state priorities towards education. As of 1947, the literacy rate in India was barely 11%. But the Chinese emulated Japan’s earlier policy choices (and were themselves … Continue reading

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Appreciation for paintings from Maharashtra’s ‘Pinguli Chitragathi’ and Rajasthan’s ‘Mewar School’: An astonishing variety of local art

“Our country, being home to so many states and cultures, has an astonishing variety of local art. Most people, however, are not aware of it.”   Meena Verma, the founder-director of ‘Arts of the Earth’ gallery in Lado Sarai (Delhi) | … Continue reading

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“What unites Indians is a love for songs”: Adivasi music – Rajasthan and Gujarat

Our historical memory privileges singers – such as Kabir, Mira, Nanak, and Akka Mahadevi – over other cultural icons It should not be an exaggeration if one claims that in terms of the average citizen’s ability to recall a large … Continue reading

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