Margins to mainstream

Mehta, Shefali Tripathi (2015) Margins to mainstream. [Publications (Pre-joining)]

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The country was still not done lauding the amazing feat of the brothers, Raju (18) and Brajesh (19), sons of a daily wage worker, who made it to the prestigious IITs with ranks 167 and 410 respectively, when the details of how they were continually harassed for going to school and college, and dreaming of more, began appearing in the media. Belonging to a lower class, the boys faced blatant discrimination, not unknown in this country, but prevailed. Such stories of those who defy the odds of social alienation and economic deprivation are few and far between.

Item Type: Publications (Pre-joining)
Authors: Mehta, Shefali Tripathi
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Subjects: Philosophy & psychology
Divisions: Azim Premji University
Full Text Status: Public
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