Mahatma Phule's family home
Rural India

The house that Phule’s family built

It’s a tiny, sorry-looking structure. It should have been a source of pride for the people of Katgun village in Satara district – and to them, it probably is. The local panchayat, however, doesn’t seem […]

music of the frogs student poster
Rural India

Debating rice in the forest of learning

The oldest of them was 13. The rest between 10 and 12.  And barring ‘panel discussions’ on English television channels, there are few things more boring than a school ‘debate’.  Typically, you get  articulate  English-speakers […]