The Backward Class
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Duration: 90min
The first class of Dalit ('untouchable') caste students, in India's history, undertake the national ISC high school graduation exams as a means to a brighter future for themselves, and an opportunity to break their families out of the destitution they've been entrenched in for generations.


Additional Broadcast Dates
Wed, Jun 28 at 12:00am

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