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Hopscotch and skipping school

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The Chingrajpara slum in Bilaspur, Chhatisgarh is the city's largest of nearly 50 slums.
Why are the children not in school? Why is a schooling cost of Rs 318 per year per child
a tall figure for poor parents? Ashima Sood chronicles the lived
experience of poverty from her visits of 2002 and 2003.



Original: http://indiatogether.org/articles/chingpara-education
By: Ashima Sood
Posted: February 4, 2005, 5:30 am