Free Radios for the Poorest of India

Free Radios for the Poorest of India

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wonder.jpgAuthorities in eastern India are distributing free radio sets to lower-caste villagers so that they can listen to music and news after a hard day’s work and improve their awareness, officials said Wednesday.

Officials are distributing transistors costing 400 rupees ($8) each among hundreds of “Dalits” or the formerly “Untouchables” at the bottom of India’s ancient Hindu caste system.

(Continue reading in Reuters)

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