Monday, September 1, 2008

In an Indian Village, Signs of the Loosening Grip of Caste
By Emily WaxWashington Post Foreign Service Sunday, August 31, 2008; Page A14
GADDOPUR, India -- Rubbing his salt-and-pepper stubble, Lasla Ram, 60, stretched out on his wide porch overlooking a fertile knoll in this village of Dalits, the lowest caste in India's social pecking order. His children and grandchildren were gathered at his side as he told his story. More

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